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Nutrition & Exercise

Three Ways to Crank Up Your Training Runs

Three-Ways-to-Crank-Up-Your-Training-RunsWhen researchers at France's National Institute of Sport asked a group of triathletes to ramp up their training by 40 percent and maintain that volume for three weeks, the results were predictable-at first. By the end of week one, the athletes showed signs of overtraining, like excessive fatigue and an inability to get their heart rate up to its max, and they began to run more and more slowly. But after the three weeks and a week of easy training to recover, their performance rebounded. They ended up running faster than the athletes in the control group, who had trained at their usual levels.

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Valpo Parks Foundation Offers Tai Chi Program

valpo-parksThis ancient martial art, taught by a certified member of the international T'ai Chi for Health Institute, whose instructors are dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life of all who participate in one of their programs, will teach you to enhance your coordination, mental concentration, deep breathing, relaxation of the body and inner energy flow. For more background information on this program please visit their website.

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3 Days Left to Save for Kent's Run 2015

Kents-Run-2015There are only three days left to save $5 before the price increase on Friday 3/27/15! The current price for Kent's Run, $25, is good through 3/26/15.

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OE to Host Call Out Meeting for OE Runners Team on March 28, 2015

oe logoOpportunity Enterprises will host a call out meeting this Saturday for registered runners or runners who are interested in learning more about becoming a part of the OE Runners team. This year, the team will be running the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon on November 7th.

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Dumbbell Complexes for Faster Running

EXM-Dumbell-ComplexesBuild strength and power for running with these short weight circuits.

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The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program Helps Adults Make Lasting Lifestyle Changes

YMCA-Red-PurpleMarch 24 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and with millions of Americans at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the Valparaiso Family YMCA urges residents of Valparaiso to learn their risk and take action to prevent the disease. Currently, diabetes affects nearly 29 million people and another 86 million Americans have prediabetes, yet only about 9 million are aware of it.

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Join EXMI and Saucony on St Patrick's Day for a Free Fun Run at Extra Mile Fitness Company in Valpo

EXM-St-Patricks-Dat-2015It's a three mile run through Valpo and all paces are welcome.

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