Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Parlor City Trot 10K

All last week the heat and my sister were kicking my butt. I’ve been struggling to get rid of a few extra pounds, and in my mind it was 2010 all over again: My sister was the fit young whipper-snapper … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: My longest bike ride ever!

By Colleen, age 12 Riding a bike 16 miles from my house to Grandma and Grandpa’s was not easy. My quads were screaming in fiery pain, begging me to stop. I had already rode 12 miles, so I knew I had to … Continue reading

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How do you know it’s time for new insoles?

When the screws you put on your trail shoes for better traction start poking your feet on a run. I’m into frugal fitness. Most of my running outfits came from Goodwill or are hand-me-downs from overly fussy daughters. When it … Continue reading

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From fat to fit: a yoga instructor’s journey

It’s hard to imagine yoga instructor Megan Hunter, a 22-year-old triathlete who teaches sports nutrition at Saint Francis University, as anything but fit. But when I was talking to her for a recent story on office yoga, Hunter told me … Continue reading

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