Walking Your Way to Fitness

Ready to lose weight? Consider walking and not running towards your fitness goals.  A recent British study found that people who walk for regular exercise weighed less than those who participated in other types of physical activity, including: running, swimming and cycling. Walking works…

Rise and Prevention of Youth Sports Injuries

There has been an explosion in youth sport’s participation over the last number of years, and unfortunately with it comes injuries.  Nearly 30 million children and adolescents participate in sports and nearly half have  suffered from a sports- related injury. Along with the increased…

History of the Mini Marathon

Many people set the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini- Marathon as one of their New Year’s resolutions. But if you’re planning on participating in the May 7th Mini shouldn’t you know a little bit about the 59-year-old race and its history? To start, according to…

Cycling to Work: Why I Ride

When I was a kid my bike meant many things to me. It was a symbol of freedom and independence. I could travel as far as my legs would pedal. I used my bike to travel to the swimming pool, the local department store,…