CoreIssue 17 • September 2013

Susan Harmon’s Ab Workout

Med Ball Rotations From a seated position, raise your legs off of the ground while holding onto a medicine ball. Rotate from side to side, making contact to the ground with the ball each time you rotate. Complete 20 reps per side. Wood Choppers While holding a medicine ball at …

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Issue 17 • September 2013

Jax, the Boulder of the South

For a while, I have been saying that I think Jacksonville is the new Boulder and most of my friends just laugh and dismiss it but I really believe there are real similarities. I was reminded of this when I read last month’s profile of Badwater 135 Ultrarunner Lane Vogel’s …

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Issue 17 • September 2013

The Flyboard

I saw this on youtube a few months back and had to check it out when I heard there was one here in Jacksonville. The FlyBoard pretty much turns you into the Ironman of the water. Imagine having the power of a jet ski strapped to your feet, that’s exactly …

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Issue 17 • September 2013

Kinesio-Taping: Athlete Help or Hype

Have you ever noticed what looks like a weird tribal tattoo on professional athletes?  You may have seen athletes during the Olympics, arms, legs and torsos covered in bright strips of color. Now, local athletes are adorning the “tattoo-like markings.” However, it’s not a tattoo but an actual, evidence-based approach …

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Issue 17 • September 2013

904’s Fittest: Susan Harmon

Athlete Profile Age: 32 Height: 5’ 6” Weight: 125lbs Birthdate: 12/11/1980 1st place Women Medium Figure Competition NSA Naples, Italy ‘10 2nd Place Women Bodybuilding ‘10 4th Place OCB Bikini Division ‘11 6th Place OCB Fitness Model Round ‘11 1st Place Bikini Tall DC Capital Classic ‘11 (Fitness America) 1st …

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Issue 17 • September 2013

Cross-Trainers Across the Board

Corinne Chronister, a Procare Fit Specialist, at New Balance Jacksonville contributes to 904Fitness’s discussion on finding the right athletic shoe. Corinne helps people find the right shoe match to their activity level every day. She stresses the importance of choosing a good cross-trainer, a shoe that often allows you the …

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Corporate WellnessIssue 17 • September 2013

Interchanges’ Corporate Fitness: A Compound Approach

This month, 904Fitness highlights a local company that prioritizes health and fitness in a unique way. Interchanges is a Jacksonville-based, marketing company. They are a small business; they don’t have an in-house gym, a company workout t-shirt, or employee sporting events. What they do have – small health incentives and …

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Food & NutritionIssue 17 • September 2013

Brain Food

People don’t always think of brain health when making nutrition choices because our society is very focused on physical appearance. People pay for designer clothes, spend money on cosmetics, and put time and effort into building six-pack abs. However, when it comes to internal health, whether brain health, heart health …

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