Kilimanjaro. The word alone brings to mind the full
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Summer 2017 Training Tenets Take Back Seat to Neurological Aging Every so often, a brilliant concept crops up in the exercise field that makes such intuitive sense we trainers just want to slap ourselves with glee. Thus, over the past 20 years or so, balance and agility training for the aging population has offered the
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Did you ever wonder why an exercise session or any physical activity beyond that which you ordinarily do is called a work out? I did, so I looked it up. Google, my best friend, gave me several options but no clarity. Of course, it all stems from the idea of ‘work’ which, for brevity’s
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What I Learned This Summer: On Fats and Fatness; The Joy of Joint Replacement; How To Recover From Surgery. Also, Rest In Peace, Ted Welch. fithappens.spring.2014