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Can We Help You with That?
2 months ago

Can We Help You with That?

Do you have trouble waking up in the mornings for workouts? Do you hate getting into a cold car for the trip to the gym? Nothing clean and fashionable …
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Slope Style
2 months ago

Slope Style

Picture it: you’re flying effortlessly down a mountain trail with nothing separating you from the packed snow but a few pieces of waxed wood. Could that possibly constitute a …
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The Sport of Spectating
2 months ago

The Sport of Spectating

The Arnold is no stranger to sports; it features 14 Olympic competitions and dozens more that vary from common (MMA fighting) to obscure (Mighty Mitts strong-grip contest). But there’s …
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Viva Pickleball
2 months ago

Viva Pickleball

It sounds like a bizarre, arcane game you made up with your friends on a lazy summer afternoon, which is appropriate because that’s pretty much what happened. Pickleball – …
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Navigating the New Arnold
2 months ago

Navigating the New Arnold

After more than two decades, the Arnold Sports Festival is both well-known and ever-changing, as organizers constantly push to grow its popularity and reach. The Arnold returns in grand …
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A Timeless Game
2 months ago

A Timeless Game

There’s an intense match in front of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the Columbus Table Tennis Club, the furious volleys on display like a three-dimensional broadcast to the parking lot …
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Kicking up your fitness
2 months ago

Kicking up your fitness

Before people waged warfare using planes, tanks, guns and drones, it was fought person to person, one on one. The ancient practice of hand-to-hand combat developed into a set …
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Invincible
2 months ago

Invincible

There’s not yet a CrossFit gym (called a “box”) on every corner, but it’s safe to say there is one in nearly every city. A quick search of the …
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Capital City Scrum
5 months ago

Capital City Scrum

It may very well be one of Columbus’ best-kept athletic secrets. And you’re probably a stone’s throw from someone who’s played it. Rugby. “Rugby makes the world tiny. It’s …
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A league of your own
8 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
8 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?
8 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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Iron Woman
2 months ago

Iron Woman

All of my hard work, perseverance and effort came down to one day: November 16, 2014 – Ironman Arizona (IMAZ). I first dove into the triathlon world about three …
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The Evolution of Nate Ebner
2 months ago

The Evolution of Nate Ebner

On Feb. 1, Columbus native and New England Patriots’ safety Nate Ebner, 26, walked out of the University of Phoenix Stadium with a Super Bowl XLIX ring. His team …
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Golden Girl
2 months ago

Golden Girl

Not many teenagers can boast of gold in the Olympics. The list of Americans who can claim gold in both the team and individual all-around gymnastic competitions is far …
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Fitness Remodeled
2 months ago

Fitness Remodeled

Before the massive weight loss, the Internet fame and launching a successful fitness business, Erica Lugo had a simple goal: she just wanted to play with her son. Two …
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Sarah Wilson takes a break after Rugby World Cup
5 months ago

Sarah Wilson takes a break after Rugby World Cup

Listening to the national anthem while standing with her teammates in Paris, France, this summer was an emotional moment for Central Ohio native Sarah Wilson. “It’s all these different …
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Faces of Fitness
5 months ago

Faces of Fitness

Ellie Webber Former business student Ellie Webber, 22, wasn’t always comfortable working out in a gym. But things have changed drastically; she now spends five to seven days a …
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