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#FITcolumbus
4 weeks ago

#FITcolumbus

Lots of products are made local. But we bet you’ve never seen local done quite like this! While you’re out there working up a sweat and soaking up the …
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The Third Fittest Woman On Earth
2 months ago

The Third Fittest Woman On Earth

Ohio State football players are some of the strongest, fastest, fittest young men in the country. But let’s be clear: Shellie Edington is fitter – and she’s almost 50. …
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Exercise Abuse: Busting bad form in the gym
2 months ago

Exercise Abuse: Busting bad form in the gym

When it comes to working out, getting to the gym is half the battle. The other half is actually exercising, and doing it correctly. We’ve all seen those people …
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Max Out
2 months ago

Max Out

Local experts offer six tips for getting the most from your workouts Whether or not you’re a gym rat, you should try to get the most from your time …
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Laugh it Off
2 months ago

Laugh it Off

What if you knew that you were born with the power to fight off 70 percent of illnesses? Stress alone contributes to upwards of that amount and can be controlled …
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Run for Your Bump
2 months ago

Run for Your Bump

Whether you’re currently pregnant, trying or one day plan to be (even if it’s far, far in the future), having a healthy and fit pregnancy is much more than …
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The Reality of Virtual Fitness
2 months ago

The Reality of Virtual Fitness

Local gyms and studios bring training into the home via online technology One of the most difficult hurdles for anyone trying to make exercise a consistent part of life …
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Pound it Out
2 months ago

Pound it Out

Exercise to the Beat of Your Own Drum Music and workouts go hand in hand. Whether it’s pumping techno bass in the gym or Katy Perry playing on an …
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A league of your own
2 months ago

A league of your own

The city’s rec sports scene is calling you A quick Google search of “Columbus leagues” will pull up multiple pages of various rec leagues you can join in Central Ohio …
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Surviving the Parkour Playground
2 months ago

Surviving the Parkour Playground

There are some people who see a railing and think, “Great! I’m less likely to fall down the entire staircase if I lose control of my body,” and then …
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You’re Gonna Golf with What Now?
2 months ago

You’re Gonna Golf with What Now?

The hybrid sport of FootGolf tees off in Central Ohio Americans love sports more than just about anything, so what could possibly be better than two sports at once? …
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Catching  Bucketmouths in the Old Coal Mine
2 months ago

Catching Bucketmouths in the Old Coal Mine

Belly boats, bigmouth bass, an Ohio wilderness and Corneilus We got out of the truck and saw the wilderness gather in front of us and drift off toward the horizon. …
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The Third Fittest Woman On Earth
2 months ago

The Third Fittest Woman On Earth

Ohio State football players are some of the strongest, fastest, fittest young men in the country. But let’s be clear: Shellie Edington is fitter – and she’s almost 50. …
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Faces of fitness: Brandon Hambric
2 months ago

Faces of fitness: Brandon Hambric

Just a few years ago, Brandon Hambric thought he was doing what was required in order to be healthy. He stopped eating pork in 1999. He stopped eating beef …
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Hell-Raising Arizona
2 months ago

Hell-Raising Arizona

In my last article, I promised running tales from Jamaica and Portugal. Well, the Portugal trip is booked (look for that in the Fit Columbus winter issue), and I …
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Keeping up with the Robinsons
2 months ago

Keeping up with the Robinsons

That Chris Robinson was able to participate in back-to-back basketball games in a single evening was, in itself, a milestone. But one moment during a July 29 game — …
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Faces of Fitness: Constance Penney
2 months ago

Faces of Fitness: Constance Penney

Constance Penney’s journey was about more than getting into shape; it was to learn about her capabilities. “I think it started with becoming unhappy with myself,” Penney said. “I …
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Training Days
2 months ago

Training Days

A glimpse behind the scenes at the intense physical preparation of Columbus’ police and firefighter recruits A Baptism before Fire –  No one is ever quite ready for the …
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