Internationally Recognized Sport Facilities and Management Leader Turn…

You won’t find Professor Gil Fried playing Counter-Strike, but he’s been at the forefront of researching the emerging field of esports and helping to shape the development of the University’s new comprehensive academic program in esports management. October 15, 2019 By Jackie Hennessey, contributing writer Professor Gil Fried, J.D. Gil Fried, J.D., describes himself as a blend of old school and new. “I still get magazines – 15 to 20 a month – Businessweek, sports magazines, Popular Mechanic, Popular…

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Professional fighter and trainer opens therapeutic gym in Greenville

Greenville, with its accessibility to Moosehead Lake and the great North Woods has a lot to offer, and now there’s a new addition to the mix – Chip Gerber, former powerlifting world champion, triathlete and professional fighter. GREENVILLE — Greenville, with its accessibility to Moosehead Lake and the great North Woods has a lot to offer, and now there’s a new addition to the mix – Chip Gerber, former powerlifting world champion, triathlete and professional fighter. Gerber has chosen,…

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Cyclists gather in Botetourt County to bike for cause

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Over 100 cyclists gathered in Botetourt County to tackle Virginia’s Blue Ridge Grand Fondo Sunday. But the event was more than just you’re average bike ride. For Race Director Tim Miller it’s about something deeper. “One of our event partners is the foundation for Sarcoidosis research so we’re partnered with them and we’re hoping to raise some money and some awareness about Sarcoidosis, which is not a widely known disease but it is something…

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Bike, Jump & Run in the Water! | Carson City Nevada News

Paradise is excited to announce new aquatic circuit classes using an array of underwater equipment including treadmills, bikes, trampolines, arm bikes, and shoulder machines. Take one of these classes Thursday through Saturday and discover how wonderful it is to get a full-body workout in the water today. The “Aqua Gym Circuits” are high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts suitable for any ability level. Working out in the water on the equipment doubles the effectiveness of the time you spend without…

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Letter to the Editor: Thoughts and praise for Fall for Peabody Festiva…

My name is Phil Richard. On this past Saturday (Oct. 5), I had the great pleasure of being part of Fall for Peabody Festival. I woke up the day after the event feeling truly blessed that I live in a community like Peabody. It lends proof to the idea that despite all the presumed negativity and divisiveness in our world, that one thing remains constant: bringing communities together can trump all negative situations, at least for a day. What…

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REIMAGINE YOUR COMMUTE | Rideshare Week in Ventura County|VC Reporter

by Emily Kirwan and David Goldstein This is Rideshare Week in Ventura County, and the Ventura County Transportation Commission asks locals to “Reimagine your commute.” Those who pledge at rideweek.org to catch an eco-friendly, easy and affordable ride to work or school will be entered for a chance to win one of nine $100 VISA gift cards. You can also inquire with your employer to see if they participate in a rideshare program and pledge through their employee transportation…

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10 ways to stay fit when you’re super broke

Is it just us, or has the fitness industry reached new, beyond expensive heights? Between the proliferation of boutique fitness studios and the competition growing steeper in the gym space, it feels virtually impossible to include the costs in our budgets without resorting to ramen noodles each night for dinner. Since that’s not a healthy option either, we looked for some simple and cheap ways to stay fit. Money shouldn’t be a barrier to entry for living your best (and healthiest) life, so…

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Ellen Kuhl, chair of mechanical engineering, finds balance in long-dis…

Come Oct. 12, when ELLEN KUHL, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, is doing a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26-mile marathon, she may wonder whatever possessed her to join the roughly 2,400 contestants at the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii. Ellen Kuhl, who has been invited to compete in the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii, says disengaging from research through exercise often helps her solve problems. (Image credit: Justin Luau) Fortunately, the answer is simple. “For me,…

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4th annual Walk with the President event promotes movement and wellnes…

The GVSU Recreation & Wellness Center kicked off Exercise is Medicine (EIM) month with its fourth-annual Walk with the President event Oct. 4. Students met with President Philomena Mantella at Cook Carillon Tower at 10 a.m. for a two-mile walk around Allendale Campus. They also checked out a wellness fair, which offered a flu shot clinic, health screenings and a raffle in the Kirkhof Center. EIM month promotes engaging in physical activity to prevent chronic disease and lead a…

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Meet Bixie, a wooden mini-bicycle that gets kids excited about sustain…

If you’re worried that the next generation isn’t interested in toys, books, or playing outdoors, ask yourself… are you really setting the right example? Andrej Kregar makes a pretty insightful comment about how kids emulate their elders, so if you’re attached to your phone all day, chances are your child will follow the trend you set. Keeping that in mind, Kregar decided to not just adopt a healthier lifestyle, but to also give his offspring the tools to live…

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