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 …

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Julie Stackhouse Strength Core Strength for Runners
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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 …

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Julie Stackhouse Warmup
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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 …

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Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
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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 …

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Jumping Rope
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The Lost Art of Jumping Rope

Jumping Rope generally isn’t the first think people think of when they hear the word “cardio” they immediately think of endless hours on a treadmill. Sweating away in toil on a long run that will eventually burn some fat, but take up a ton of time. Running is obviously a …

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12 Year’s Old with 5 American Powerlifting Records

Jacksonville’s own Katie Griffin, at just 12 years of age set 5 new American powerlifting records in the youth 72kg weight class this March, at her first competition! Just over two years ago, Katie and her mother joined Steel Mill CrossFit when Katie was 10 years old. Katie had previously …

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904’s Fittest – Do you have the fittest team in the 904?

904’s Fittest Fitness Competition is a 1 day, 4-person, team competition comprised of 2 men, 2 women, that will determine the fittest team in the 904. Athletes will compete in a series of three workouts that will challenge the strength and endurance of each athlete in a team environment. This competition …

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Exercise Is an Extraordinary ‘Drug,’ So Why Aren’t Physicians Prescribing It?

What contributes to our overall health? What might surprise you is that our behavior –what we’re doing (or not doing) – accounts for 50 percent of our overall health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is more than our genetics (which account for about 20 percent …

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904Fitness Fitght for air climb
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Elite Climber, Troy Alston sets course record at the Jacksonville Fight for Air Climb

Jacksonville, FL– The 2016 Fight for Air Climb hosted by the American Lung Association featured more than 350 climbers racing up 42 flights of stairs of the Bank of America Tower in downtown Jacksonville. This annual event raises funds to support research, education and patient programs to help the millions …

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