Pole Position June 8, 2015 - One car crash changed the course of Alethea Austin’s life. With a background in photography and a love for art, she used her artistic passion and turned a tragedy into a bles ... On a Steel Horse She Rides June 8, 2015 - Her future wasn’t in Bloomfield, it was just too far away.
Too far away from work and what would become her new life.
Fifteen years ago, Jennifer Titus made the move from the ... The Regulars May 11, 2015 - Some other familiar faces found at Magnificent 7 Road Race Series events are Bloomington residents Pip Chamberlain, Rick Scherer and Jack Kirby.
This trio of 50-somethings took ful ... Always Dancing May 11, 2015 - The moment her husband decided to pursue his music interests and attend Jacobs School of Music, Darrelyn Valdez knew her life was at a turning point. Should she have pushed to keep ... Running for clean water Apr. 13, 2015 - It is said that less than 1 percent of the population ever reaches the finish line of a marathon.
So running 100 marathons in 100 days would put Daren Wendell in rarefied air.
What ... Jared's Way Mar. 9, 2015 - Jared Fogle, the Indiana University graduate who lost about 200 pounds when he was a student eating a diet of Subway sandwiches, is coming to Bloomington for the Hoosier Half Marat ... National Nutrition Month: Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle Mar. 9, 2015 - National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on th ... Teaching the teachers Feb. 9, 2015 - Four men and women who teach physical education to high school students explained some of their teaching methods to INstride reporter Gizzelle Sandoval in a story on pages elsewher ... Exercising the Future Feb. 9, 2015 - Physical education classes teach the youth of America something the nation is struggling with today: being active. Although the basic concept is still there, teaching methods are c ... Gotta Love Exercise Feb. 9, 2015 - Valentine’s Day is known as the day of love. This February, we had fitness experts tell us what they love about physical fitness.
Shirin Ansari ... The Spirit of Adventure Jan. 12, 2015 - In September 2013, Lonnie Bedwell made history.
The Dugger native completed the first kayak run through the Grand Canyon by a blind person.
It was so much fun that Bedwell did it ... Climate Controlled Jan. 12, 2015 - Sheryl Woodhouse Keese’s 300-mile climate conference on wheels was everything the development director for the Sycamore Land Trust expected and much, much more.
“It was ... Bite Out of the Big Apple Dec. 8, 2014 - The wind was relentless and the cold weather was harsh, but nothing could keep her from crossing the finish line.
Melissa Hartley, an employee of Indiana University and an Indiana ... Octogenarians: Looking Forward Nov. 10, 2014 - To look at Ed Harris, 87, and Edna Zipoff, 82, and listen to them talk about their lives, you get the feeling they are much younger. Both live in the Mooresville area and still mai ... From Novice to Master Nov. 10, 2014 - Five years ago, Andrea Murray was literally afraid to exercise.
Arthritis pain in her knees made it hard. She couldn’t do a push-up, a pull-up or a squat. The extra 30 pounds ... Coast to Coast Oct. 14, 2014 - The journey started in Astoria, Ore.
It will last over three months, cover 12 states and more than 4,000 miles.
It will end in Yorktown, Va., where 22-year old Erin Andersen joking ... Play It Forward Oct. 13, 2014 - Jason Winkle became the new CEO of the Monroe County YMCA on June 25, coming from his job as associate dean and interim dean for the College of Nursing, Health and Human Services a ... Model of Perseverance Sept. 8, 2014 - Lindsey Hein wasn’t used to all the attention.
The flashing lights, the wardrobe changes, the posing, the nice hotel, and especially, the dancing on command.
But, after all, ... Climate Riders Sept. 8, 2014 - An email from a family member started a journey that will send Sheryl Woodhouse Keese and six other cyclists on a 300-mile ride from Grand Rapids, Mich., to Chicago for a climate c ... Grab Your Kilt and Ghillies Sept. 8, 2014 - Graham Howard may live in Brown County, but he can trace his family roots back to the Scottish Vikings. “Teed,” as his friends know him, is of the Gunn Clan, and marrie ... Riding Through Thailand Aug. 11, 2014 - Sweat poured down Jeff Mease’s face as he biked hard and fast into the sunset.
Dusk approached, bringing a wave of mosquitoes and panic. Mease traveled along the rural river& ... Race walker Aug. 11, 2014 - Dan Leach spent most of his adult life avoiding physical exertion. In the past two years, it has become a primary focus. “Some people bowl, some go to church, I racewalk,R ... ACHIEVE Update Aug. 11, 2014 - Coordinated school health is a powerful tool toward student success and academic achievement. Healthy school communities are settings in which students, staff, parents, and communi ... Taking to the Water Aug. 11, 2014 - Every weekday morning from April to November, Jill Replogle looks out her window at Lake Monroe.
“Is it windy?” she asks herself. “Any white caps?
“Are the ... Life on the Go July 14, 2014 - Thom Miller believes that health and exercise are two of the most important aspects of life. That’s why the 43-year-old math teacher is also a tennis coach, marathon runner, ... Giving Fitness Voice July 14, 2014 - He thought the whole idea was crazy. Well, he didn’t, but a little voice in his head kept telling him it was.
It’s a good thing Robert Harman didn’t listen to tha ... Healthy Encounter June 9, 2014 - Before I go into detail about the day I met Joseph Pilates I need to present a backdrop about how it all came about. In 1948 I was discharged from the United State Army Air Force. ... What Moves You? May 12, 2014 - This was submitted by Marzell Busé
When I opened the INstride magazine this week I noticed you were seeking stories of inspiration. My husband came to mind. He is t ... A Grand Journey Apr. 14, 2014 - Three months after a hunting accident took Lonnie Bedwell’s sight, his 5-year old daughter Taylor gave him a gift that he will never forget.
Bedwell, of Dugger, w ... All the President's Men Apr. 14, 2014 - In 1993, Jeff McClaine started at the President's Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition as a mere customer service representative.
Now, the Lebanon, Ind., native regularly meets ... 199 Miles To Go Apr. 14, 2014 - Two Bloomington women plan to join a 12-person team in a relay race from Oregon’s Mount Hood to the Pacific Coast this August. The race is called Hood to Coast and each team ... Sweet Success Mar. 10, 2014 - Who can lose 50 pounds while making chocolates every day? Why, the candyman can.
David Fletcher, 48, has reshaped the mold—including square ones his staff uses to sculpt tast ... Fire in the Belly Mar. 10, 2014 - Clay Edwards has two passions.
One is saving lives and the other saved his life.
The 36-year-old father of two has been a firefighter with the Bloomington Township Fire Department ... Pilgrimage on Wheels Mar. 10, 2014 - Every year for the past 18, Norm and Cricket Houze have led a group of teenagers and young adults on bicycle trips all across the country.
This yearly three-week adventure that tak ...