Monthly Archives: January 2015

Elev|8 Your Game

The Elev|8 Sports Institute offers high school students the chance to obtain a quality education, while learning from baseball, basketball and lacrosse coaches with professional experience. Just a year and a half old, the nine-month academy is really starting to hit its stride. Read More »

A Trainer, a Marine, & a Fitness-Forged Family

Valli Gideon instituted the first-ever indoor triathlon at the Mission Viejo YMCA. Her Husband, Chris, is a Marine. Together, they are changing lives all over the world. Read More »

YouTube is the New Personal Trainer!

You can learn just about anything on YouTube, and training information is just one search away. Coaches, athletes, trainers and folks who are knowledgeable about a particular training area are sending information out to the masses. Read More »

America Still Struggling to Find Soccer Identity

With the creation and slow growth of Major League Soccer, not to mention better recent showings on the world stage, American soccer is growing. But it’s still an afterthought to our more celebrated sports. Our best athletes still choose other paths. And you have to wonder if that’s ever going to change. Read More »

Marathon Pacing a Win-Win for All Runners

Dave Coligado has run nearly 40 marathons in his life … for other people. He’s a pacer, and in running to help others reach their goals, he has, along the way, reached many of his own. Read More »

Watersport Craze: Paddleboarding

The next craze in watersports is here! Paddleboarding is no longer just for the coast. Many people are taking up the sport on all types of bodies of water, and getting a great workout from it as well. Read More »

Valslide: For a Red Carpet-Ready Body

Developed by a pretty, blonde celebrity trainer, it comes in pink (and black and ninja green) and has a cute catchy name. There is no way it could give you a good workout, right? Wrong. Read More »

Guinness Record Gabi Ury’s Latest Challenge

Born with VATER syndrome that has left her with many physical abnormalities, 16-year-old Gaby Ury recently held the plank position long enough to break the Guinness World Record. It is simply the latest challenge she has faced, and beaten. Read More »

Running New York Marathon for Good Cause

Drew Swiss wanted to finish the New York Marathon for himself, and he did, and in doing so he has raised more than $300,000 for a worthy cause. Read More »

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