5 Easy Tips for Your Best Race Ever!

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Want to make your next race your best race ever? 

The days are getting a little less hot and humid, and the mornings are feeling crisper than they have in months.

This can only mean one thing – RACE SEASON IS HERE!


Want to Learn How to Really Love Exercise?

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Do you hate to exercise?

If so, I’d say you’re right up there with most everybody else in this country. As a matter of fact, about 80% of Americans don’t get the recommended amount of exercise. So it’s probably pretty safe to say that most of those people hate exercise, too.

I know…I can hear it now, “I don’t hate exercise, I just don’t have time.” (more…)

Road ID – The Easiest Way to Carry ID When You Exercise

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Do you typically carry ID with you when you run, bike, swim, hike, walk, etc?

I would think that a vast majority of people would say they don’t like carrying things when they run. I know I’m not particularly fond of holding things in my hands while I jog down the road.

And, I can’t say it’s ever occurred to me to bring ID with me when I’m hiking or going for a walk. (more…)

How a Splinter Changes the Way You See Things


Have you ever gotten a tiny little splinter in your finger, but it felt like a Northern California Redwood?

Last week we visited with family in Chattanooga and decided to do what Chattanoogians (not sure that’s a word) do – walk over the beautiful Tennessee River across the Walnut Street Bridge.

It’s a really neat wooden pedestrian bridge with an amazing blue metal superstructure that compliments the river below and the mountains behind quite nicely.

Everything about it isn’t wonderful, though.


The HIIT Workout That Can Destroy Fat Quickly

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If you’ve been reading Fit for Service very long, you know I’m a huge fan of HIIT!

The health benefits are tremendous, including increased aerobic and anaerobic capacity and overall improved health.

Even better – a solid HIIT workout has been shown to burn fat for hours after finishing the workout! HOURS!

Who doesn’t want that? 


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