WOD Masters May 13, 2013 - Nearly 75 athletes in their 40s, 50s and 60s turned out to sweat through a daylong series of competitive exercises in April hosted by Hoosier CrossFit, a local affiliate of the nat ... Monster Mileage May 13, 2013 - Run 50 miles in one day. In runner’s lingo, that’s a lot of goo.
Tim and Wendy Miller of Bedford recently took on an ultra endurance challenge. Tim, 48, ran the Chain O ... Let's Go Apr. 8, 2013 - Scott Bartley was looking for guidance and training support when he joined the Let’s Go marathon training group in Lawrence County. He had only run a few 5Ks when he signed u ... Ride On Mar. 11, 2013 - Sandy Merritt says she went through a mid-life crisis of sorts a decade ago when she turned 50. That may explain in part why she’s embracing the idea of turning 60 in April w ... Time to Tumble Mar. 11, 2013 - Sore muscles are nothing new for Peggy Maschino. She does yoga and pilates and lives an active life. But the soreness she experienced after her first gymnastics class was like no o ... Fired Up Mar. 11, 2013 - Jean Magrane looks at turning 60 this way:
“I feel like I’m entering the youth of my old age.”
As she does so, she’ll continue a commitment to activity and ... Short Turnaround Feb. 11, 2013 - Twelve years ago, Jackie Short, 75, had congestive heart failure, which led to two bypass surgeries.
The Morgan County woman had balance problems and fell down a lot and was genera ... Game On Feb. 11, 2013 - When Pam Gilliatt’s former physical education teacher and mentor died in 2012, Gilliatt became despondent.
“I was grief stricken and didn’t know what I would do w ... Ever Climbing Feb. 11, 2013 - Doug Ballard can’t get Denali out of his mind. Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley, is located in Alaska and is the highest mountain in North America at 20,320 feet, according ... Racing Dad Jan. 14, 2013 - When Bloomington’s Bill Jerden does a triathlon these days, he often finds himself stretched between the opposing forces of time.
On one hand, the 64-year-old is pushing to k ... Nifty Fifty Jan. 14, 2013 - Hank Snow’s 1962 No. 1 hit, “I’ve Been Everywhere,” wasn’t written about Bruce Speth, but it certainly could have been.
On a rainy, wet and cold Oct. ... Santa's Rein-dog Dec. 10, 2012 - Chris Kohler and Sierra Nevada Kohler are running buddies. During Christmas season the last few years they’ve been easy to spot around Bloomington—Chris in his Santa ha ... Body Time Dec. 10, 2012 - From http://Gretchen-Kromer-blogspot.com/
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Ten years ago I began to get pains in my shoulders and upper arms. I started lifting heavier weights and the ... Walking Fit Dec. 10, 2012 - Brenda Hall walks for exercise, for stress relief and to get herself from Point A to Point B.
“I don’t drive, so I’ve always walked,” said the Mitchell resi ... From One Lap to Marathon Dec. 10, 2012 - In March of 2011, Elena Frederick’s days of running high school cross country and track at Frankfort High School were way behind her. She had two children, her weight had cli ... Two for the Road Dec. 10, 2012 - Buff Brown rode the Hilly Hundred last year for the first time in 25 years, and for the first time his wife Lisa Brown joined him.
On a tandem bicycle, Buff and his wife realized ... Getting fit to fit Nov. 27, 2012 - It wasn’t till toward the end of a very hot, very dry summer that Jayne Crescimbeni-Pierce finally allowed herself something cold and sweet.
Even then it was healthy concocti ... Big Muddy Oct. 8, 2012 - It seems impossible for Bloomington’s Greg Kawanishi to think about the Tough Mudder events without it bringing a smile to his face.
Ah, the memories: 10 miles of running and ... The Long Ride Oct. 8, 2012 - Larry Reyman, 60, a doctor of veterinary medicine with Associated Animal Clinics in Mooresville, has been practicing since 1984. Now living near Plainfield, he is a member of the C ... A New Cycle Sept. 10, 2012 - On Christmas morning in 2011, Claudia Seidle’s husband Brett surprised her with the gift of a bicycle. The Bedford mother of two already had a mountain bike, which she rode o ... Baila! Aug. 13, 2012 - In dance, the happiness, sadness or fury of the dancer is expressed through the body in elegant movements with the music.
Bette Lucas, a flamenco and belly dance instructor, says t ... Move Like an Olympian Aug. 13, 2012 - When Jennifer Brinegar was 15, she swam in the Olympic Games.
A passionate swimmer in childhood, she trained with Indiana University Coach Doc Counsilman’s men’s team a ... A Daughter’s Helper July 9, 2012 - Robert Herendeen’s middle child Leigha has a condition called category three spinal muscular atrophy. It causes the loss of motor neurons and leads to progressive muscle weak ... Life Change Maintained July 9, 2012 - Mary Jane Hall was getting ready to turn 60, and her family history of high blood pressure and diabetes worried her.
“I’d like to keep those things at bay as long as I ... Fit to Respond June 11, 2012 - It started out as just another unwanted fax that arrived at the Perry-Clear Creek fire station, winding up in a pile of papers during the bustling year-ending holidays.
But just in ... A Patient Breath May 14, 2012 - Yoga practitioner and physical therapist Laurie Riggins adjusts her cobalt blue turtleneck as she settles into a crossed-legged position. She takes one deep inhalation followed by ... Off to a Running Start Apr. 9, 2012 - It’s an ambitious goal, but with Rhode Island, Nevada and Florida already out of the way, Julie Wood’s plan to race through all 50 states isn’t too far out of rea ... Couples Who Cycle Together... Apr. 9, 2012 - Two years ago, Marcie Marsh was able to finally join her husband Brian in Bloomington.
And while their six-year marriage no longer involves a long out-of-state commute, they were s ... Stark, Raving Mud Mar. 12, 2012 - The Tough Mudder Pledge:
As a Tough Mudder I pledge that...
* I understand that Tough Mudder is not a race but a challenge.
* I put teamwork and camaraderie before my course time. ... Putting Self First Mar. 12, 2012 - Sandy Phillips, fifth-grade teacher at Needmore Elementary School in Lawrence County, keeps a picture of herself from last August, taken right before she began a program to lose we ... Heart of the Matter Feb. 13, 2012 - Stories are often passed around of individuals who have survived cancer or a heart attack despite being told they would not make it by doctors. What may not be quite as likely is s ... Defying Jan. 10, 2012 - Pete DiPrimio is only 5-foot-5, 140 pounds, but you wouldn’t want to arm-wrestle him. Pound-for-pound, you won’t find anybody much stronger, and don’t even think ... Working His Way Back Jan. 10, 2012 - The feeling started with a tingling in his right leg. Puzzled, Lucas Hardesty took off his shoe, then laid down. The feeling spread to his right arm. Hardesty knew that wasn’ ...