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Dreams Come True: Nyad Successfully Completes Cuba-Florida Swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to successfully swim from Cuba to Key West in Florida without the use of a shark cage. This was her fifth attempt in 35 years to swim the … [Read more...]

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Accept Your Weaknesses, Increase Your Strength

 EXCERPT FROM: "A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey" by Chrissie Wellington "...But one of my resolutions going into 2000 was to be less hard on myself. Eating meat again was a step … [Read more...]

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Don’t Let Fitness Frustration & Diet Desperation Get You Down

Are you feeling down because you've had a break in your fitness regimen? Is desperation driving you to consider radical changes in your diet you think will help you "get back on the wagon"? Calm … [Read more...]

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Age & Swimsuits: Double Standards for Women

In early July, Madelyn Sheaffer said she was told to cover up or leave by staff at Adventure Oasis in Independence, Missouri. They apparently thought her bikini revealed too much skin, though younger … [Read more...]

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Hot Summer Temperatures + Swollen Feet = Buy New Shoes

It's been really hard for me to stay motivated to train for my first half marathon coming up in late September. The summer heat here in Las Vegas, Nevada just zaps me, especially when daytime temps … [Read more...]