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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Members Row, Row, Row Their Way Into First Place Again, Seventh Consecutive Time in World Challenge


For a seventh consecutive year, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe® team have been named champions of the World Rowing competition. Overall the team placed first, this time rowing a whopping 25,793,808 meters, beating out 56 other international teams entered in the Health/Fitness division.

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The Duneland YMCA Hosts 4th Race in Exploring Duneland Series

Duneland-YMCA-race4 2Saturday May 14, 2016 kicked off the fourth race in the Explore Duneland series at Dune Acres. Racers bundled up in their gloves, coats, and scarves as they approached the starting line to brave the colder than normal May temperatures. Both children and adults came together in good spirits to partake in this exciting race.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Coaching the Next Generation of Runners

kids-running-exmi-2016Whether your child is currently running or wants to have a fun introduction to running, the EXMI coaches will create a training program for all ability levels. Our #1 Goal is that everyone has a FUN, POSITIVE experience to running.

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Porter Regional Hospital Explores the Wearable Tech Phenomenon

Weight-ManagementYou likely know someone who uses a fitness tracker to monitor wellness benchmarks, such as heart rate and activity level. But do these gadgets really lead to healthier lifestyles?

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Keep Cool in the Summer with Extra Mile


It’s slowly getting warmer in NWI, and summer will soon hit. This means long days, humidity, and random weather fluctuations. But we do know one thing about summers in Indiana: they’re hot. So what can people in the running/cycling/outdoor workout enthusiast community do to stay cool?

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Updates, May 11, 2016

EXM-Spring-2016Spring Greetings!
The roller coaster weather has been challenging for many local walkers/runners the past few weeks as gloves and hats have had to stay out versus tank tops and shorts. Have no fear, it will be here soon! We are thinking about it too as we get ready for our 7 Weeks of Summer Series and the 1 Mile Challenge. Check out the details below and see you soon!

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How Porterfield Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Iliotibial Band Syndrome

article-072-itbIliotibial band syndrome is a very common injury among runners. If it is diagnosed early and treatment commences immediately the chances of it becoming a chronic condition are reduced. It responds very well to chiropractic since it involves the pelvis and related muscles. When pelvic mechanics are not functioning properly the muscle don’t work efficiently which hinders flexibility and mobility. This can lead to tight muscles which may inhibit motion and cause pain. Chiropractic adjustments have been proven to help with the condition.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company 2016 Mother's Day Specials

EXM-Mothers-Day-2016Still Need Something for Mom? Check out these options:

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Registration Now Open for Pilates Reformer Small Group Class at Pumps Fitness

Pumps-pilates-5-2106Registration is now open for the Pilates Reformer Small Group Class at Pumps Fitness in Valparaiso.

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Pumps Fitness Blog: The 7 Worst Items in Your Kitchen

sodaSure, you consider yourself to be a healthy person, but do you really have healthy food in your kitchen? You’d be surprised how many fattening foods you’re still buying and eating. Keep reading to learn the 7 Worst Items inside your kitchen cabinets and refrigerator.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Updates, April 20, 2016

EXM-Newsletter-04-20-16County Line Orchard 10m/5k/Apple Dash
Who's ready to run the Orchard? The County Line Orchard 10 mile/5k/Apple Dash Registration is still open. Some of the features:

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