Corporate Wellness
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Spending Corporate Wellness Dollars Wisely

In the world of corporate wellness, finding programs that employees will use and enjoy remains a constant challenge for companies. Organizations are spending an average of $700 per employee, per year – from their insurance carrier or internal operating budgets – on programs that just don’t deliver results. Take big-box …

Jacksonville Triathlon

Thinking about doing your first sprint triathlon?

Preparing for your first sprint triathlon can be very exciting but very stressful. It’s easy to get overwhelmed taking tips from a veteran triathlete; swim technique, what bike to get, wheels, how to fuel and the list goes on. DO NOT get a triathlete friend talking about their gear and …


Jacksonville’s Car-Free Week May 15-19 2017

DUMP THE GAS PUMP AND GO CAR-FREE DURING NATIONAL BIKE MONTH IN MAY! BIKE TO WORK National Bike to Work Day is May 19, but why not bike to work all week during Car-Free Week? The purpose of Bike to Work Day is to have higher numbers of bicyclists in …

Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling 101 for Runners and Recovery

Since most of us don’t have access to a personal masseuse every day, foam rolling can serve as a form of self-massage and can be used both pre- and post-run. Here are a few of my favorite foam rolling exercises: Calves (toes forward, in and out) Hamstrings Piriformis/Glutes Quadriceps Iliotibial …

Gate River Run 2017
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Nutrition for the Gate River Run

It’s almost time for the 40th Gate River Run. I hope everyone that plans on participating’s training is going as planned. There’s several components to preparing for a 15k ,especially one that brings some of the challenges that the Gate River Run brings. As 904 natives, we prepare for potential …

Julie Stackhouse Strength Core Strength for Runners

Strong to the Finish: Core Strength Routine for Runners

Improving and maintaining core strength is critical for runners to remain injury-free. Those who know me and my coaching style know that I’m a stickler for form and mechanics and I’m certain that proper and sport-specific strength training is one key to staying healthy and holding it together late in a race (even …

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1st Annual Hart Bridge Practice – Before the Gate River Run

All are welcome! In partnership with Marathon High, PRS Running Club is giving you the chance to practice the most feared portion of the Gate River Run, the Hart Bridge. JSO will close down one lane of the bridge and be on site to ensure everyone’s safety. Everyone will meet …

Julie Stackhouse Warmup

Warm It Up to Run Fast

I receive a lot of questions about whether or not a warm-up is important prior to an interval workout or a race.  The answer is, absolutely!  I am a firm believer in a dynamic warm-up prior to any workout and have developed a pre-workout and pre-race routine that has been …

BlogFood & NutritionRecipes

Mouth Watering Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

quinoa black bean stuffed peppers These quinoa black bean stuffed peppers make a delicious quick dinner meal, with tons of flexibility to modify how you see fit. Enjoy! Ingredients: 5 bell peppers, cut open, seeds removed 1 cup quinoa 1 14-ounce can black beans, drained 1 14 ounce can refried …

Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

A little twist on a sweet potato casserole while maintaining the same great taste! Maple Pecan Topping • 1/3 cup maple syrup • 2/3 cups rolled oats • 3 tablespoon butter ( I used Earth Balance) • 1 cup chopped pecans, coarsely chopped • 3/4 teaspoons ground ginger • 1 …