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Mike Lee: Defeating Pain and Riding to The Top

PBR Champion Bull Rider Mike Lee is having a monumental year – and we’re just two weeks into PBR 2017. This is Mike’s 16th year competing in the top level of bull riding – the prestigious PBR Build Ford Tough Series – which is a record. He has rededicated himself to physical training and clean…
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Dru Roosevelt at 63: Baby Boomers, Chronic Pain & Hyaluronic Acid

“Baby Boomers are at the stage of life when it’s common to develop long-term pain. That puts them at greater risk for dependence, depression, addiction and possible overdose from prescription opioids.” “As with Prince, baby boomers’ chronic pain means risk of opioid abuse.” www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article85026407 Living with chronic pain is a way of life for many…
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Fight Workout Pain: Replenish Your Lost Hyaluronic Acid

Every New Year’s resolution is the same. You make fitness goals in January. You go to the gym and start a new exercise program. And then, the pain starts. Your muscles ache, your joints flare up. Your workouts get harder, and it’s so easy to stay in bed and hit the snooze alarm. Or to…
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Sheri Smith: A Revolution (not a Resolution) in Fitness Goals

One thing we all know: New Year’s resolutions never work. Sheri Smith, 43, was born in Hayward, Wisconsin in the North Woods. In high school she played basketball, volleyball, skied and ran track. At home she hunted, fished, and trapped – for food and survival. Sheri is a dynamo on a mission – and for…
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Training and Recovery After 40: Strongman Scott Kendall

We caught up with Masters Strongman Scott Kendall, 44, after his second-place finish at the 2016 Alabama Strongest Man competition. This former high school baseball player found his Strongman passion after 40 – and like so many of us, is competing not only against himself but against the march of time. Here’s his story. When…
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Recovery and HA: More Important Than Ever

Everyone who seriously trains knows that recovery can make or break an athlete in competition. Hyaluronic acid (HA) – the high-molecular-weight, naturally-occurring gel that saturates every tissue in your body – is the key to recovery as we age, and after muscle, tendon, ligament, tendon and connective tissue overuse or trauma. Lifetime fitness and competitive…
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Charon Smith: Believing, Motivating – And Winning

I am a lover of people. My passion is to inspire, help and motivate as much as I can along the road to success. We have all been given unique talents and gifts to share with the world – I firmly believe in helping and giving back. Charon Smith, 42, Road Racing Cyclist We had…
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About That Hangover: There’s More Than One Way to Recover

You’re healthy, you work out, you want to be fit for life. But the holidays bring out the party in all of us, and we have all felt the effects of too much tequila the morning after. And there is hope. I bet you didn’t know that there is an international research organization called the…
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Alexandra Walker: Elite Spartan Racing and Recovery

Obstacle course racing (OCR) is a rapidly-growing sport that requires running speed, endurance, strength, balance, flexibility and mental toughness. Competitors cover three or more miles, facing obstacles involving water, mud, flames, mountains, and barbed wire, requiring lifting, climbing, and crawling using body weight and added weight through weighted carries. We spoke to highly-ranked Elite Spartan…
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Jesse Branham and Jeremy Wade: Training for the Special Olympics

Jeremy Wade, 33, is a Special Olympics competitor in swimming, skiing and powerlifting. The owner of Junkyard Training, Education and Recovery Center, Jesse Branham, met Jeremy at a Special Olympics training center, and began working with Jeremy to train for USPA Powerlifting events. Together, as friends and training partners, they’ve built a relationship based on…
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