2017 in Review

2017 can be easily described as the year of the update and finding roots for business.  Due to academic and entrepreneurial reasons, I did participate in very many running events. Something that hurt my ego somewhat....but I was committed to updating my credentials ...

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All Good Things…MAT® Program Finale

Plano, Texas - I have made more trips to the Dallas Ft Worth (DFW) area, aka, the Metroplex, more times than I can remember in recent memory. Now, at the onset of what will be my final time as an introductory student, I ...

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Recap: Passing the CSCS Exam

Hi there! I have been quiet for a while and the above pictures should inform you why. I PASSED my CSCS exam! This has definitely been a LONG time coming. Exhibit A: If you will notice the top circle in red, I tried ...

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VDOT O2 & Better Endurance

IS THIS FOR YOU? If you are an individual who loves track and field, who is already involved on the junior high, high school, or collegiate level, and looking to get a solid foundation in the basics, this is for you. If you are an ...

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Is Your Massage Therapist Legal?

In February, I got VERY excited about a law that was finally completely approved. Technically, the Massage Therapy Act passed Oklahoma state legislation in December of 2016.  However, there was one more item needed from the Governor in order applications to be accepted ...

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OKC Memorial Marathon Weekend Recap

Oklahoma City, Okla. - What a weekend! Beginning in Bricktown (for me) and ending at the OKC National Memorial, so many things happened this weekend. In typical Oklahoma fashion, the weather was unpredictable, and it made for some "cool" experiences on both Saturday ...

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World Debut Weekend

    OKC Memorial Marathon Expo attendees will be the first in the world to demo VERT's G-VERT Run App Feature   LAUDERDALE, FL – USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance, a network of the finest full and half marathons across America, unveils VERT’s G-VERT ...

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Confessions of an Overtrainer

"You cannot outwork a bad diet." If you are like me, if you begin to hear or read the same message from sources that have nothing to do with each other, you start to pay attention. For me, that's a sign that I need ...

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Isometrics: The Forgotten Source of Strength

List assembled by Brad Thorpe, RTSm, Isophit Inventor   ISOMETRICS /īsəˈmetriks/ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction iso·met·rics \ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks\ exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a ...

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Tied to Our Mission: My OKC Memorial Drive

In January, I attended a meeting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.  The venue held the first meeting of the year for the Land Runners, the running club I joined last year. While there, we were given the vision for the 2017 and ...

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