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9 December 2017

Reserve your spot now! Working with SteadyMD to build the world’s first primary care practice, completely online, just for runners

Runners and athletes are often not embraced with a sympathetic ear in medical offices.  “Stop running it will wear out your joints”, “you must take this cholesterol medication”, “you need these meds for life”, and other non -evidence based opinions can be imposed on you and you feel in a position of having to argue […]

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7 December 2017

Betsy Hartley a Hero’s Journey- From 400 Pounds and Severe T2 Diabetes to 100 Mile runner and Healed

This week I share the amazing story of my Oregon ultra running online friend Betsy Hartley. Betsy and I share things frequently over Facebook and her story is one that will change your life if you are facing similar challenges. Read on and you will understand the nothing comes easy, but if you believe you […]

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18 November 2017

Put Your Own Mask on First- LCHF, CrossFit, and Fireproof Badass Lady

Sharing this week an amazing story of transformation from a paramedic on the edge of health to 47 yo Firefighting true badass lady.  I met Tracy Anderson several months ago when she needed cardiac clearance to do a job which requires her to move 35 foot ladders by herself (they weigh 200 pounds) and haul […]

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24 October 2017

True Yoda Of Health Dr. Phil Maffetone Visits For Free Seminar Friday November 3 At Restored Charles Washington Hall

It is a privilege to host my good friend Dr. Phil Maffetone as he returns to West Virginia as we continue our mission to create a healthy community. Dr. Maffetone was an early challenger to the standard American diet and the food pyramid. His books in the early 1990s challenged the low fat diet and […]

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19 October 2017

Semper Fly! How to Run the Marine Corps Marathon 2017

Mark Cucuzzella MD, Professor West Virginia University School of Medicine, LtCol US Air Force 2006 and 2011 Air Force Marathon Champion; Co-Race Director Freedom’s Run Welcome to the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon! As part of the US Air Force Running Team, my Patriotic Marathon ritual includes 22 Boston Marathons and 16 consecutive, 23 Marine Corps […]

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15 October 2017

Healthy Running West Virginia with Dr. Phil Maffetone Nov 3-4

Natural Running Friends, Hope you are all have a wonderful and active fall. Not too late to join us for Healthy Running WV course Nov 3-4 (fri-sat) with my good friend and Yoda of Sport Dr. Phil Maffetone. Small course so register now . All proceeds from course go to our Freedom’s Run non profit . […]

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Wear Tested Shoe Reviews

Carets Co (formerly Chronology LG) FER & ZETONE Version 4 now shipping!

Timeless Style and Comfort, the ZETONE and FER is interchangeable with multiple outfits and situations formal and casual. The FER and ZETONE are exactly the same, except for the presence or absence of...

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Enhanced Visibility and Weather Resistance with VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Hi-Viz

Expanding the Primus collection again, VIVOBAREFOOT introduces a light and lean movement shoe with a HI-VIZ ‘non absorbing’ reflective mesh. ...

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Runventure2, the natural trail runner from Topo Athletic

The Topo Athletic Runventure 2 is a lightly cushioned and responsive, zero drop trail runner. It uses the same high performance rubber sole found on the Terraventure, combined with a slightly thinner ...

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Feel the Ground, Not the Cold with VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Lux WP

VIVOBAREFOOT has extended their Primus Collection with the new Primus Lux WP (winterproof). The Primus Lux WP has been re-designed for the colder months, with their premium wild hide leather uppers an...

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2017 Wear Tested Gear Review Winners

Here are the latest WTGR Editors’ Choices for 2017 in six categories. As with every year end planning, some of the shoe models may be discontinued in the next few months to make space for updates or...

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Vivobarefoot Iffley Road running shoe collaboration: Primus Lite, Primus Trail FG

Iffley Road continues its collaboration with Vivobarefoot from running apparel to running shoes with the launch of two distinct styles, the limited edition Primus Trail FG and Primus Lite....

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