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Mrs. Steelhead

Kayzie Priebe Weedman has a closetfull of competitive swimwear–some for the stage and some for the open water. As Mrs. Indiana, she competed in and completed the August Steelhead Ironman 70.3 . Full face make-up on? “Heck ya!” Read On.


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    Body Measurements That Get to Your Core

    DEXA scan at Allied Bone Health Clinic is a full-body bone and tissue scan (yes, that includes adipose fat,) an ideal tool for athletes who want the most precise BMI measurements. Read on.

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    A Pure Michigan Run

    The all-trail Turkey Trot, to be held Sunday 11/18 at 1pm., is 51 years old and run on the Roadrunner Trails and environs that lead out of Dowagiac Middle School. Read on.

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    Turkey Stampede Cooks Up 10 Years of Family Fun

    The Faith Mission Turkey Stampede in Elkhart is celebrating its 10th year. Hosted from Concord Mall, more than 3,000 people joined in the festivities in 2017. Can 2018 top that…? Read on.

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    Tradition is All in the Family

    The Niles-Buchanan YMCA will host its 37th Thanksgiving Day Run in downtown Nile, MI, with an expected 2,000-plus participants expected. Read on.

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    Faith on the Run

    It took faith on the run for 18-year-old Chloe Davis to train for and complete her first half marathon. Read on.

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    Stepping Into Better Health: Can Prolotherapy Help Me As A Runner

    Podiastrist Dr. Randall Kline, Allied Bone & Joint, offers a fascinating overview on the use of regenerative medicine—from a first-hand perspective. Read on.

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    Stepping Into Better Health: Why Do My Child-Athlete's Heels Hurt?

    Podiastrist Dr. Randall Kline, Allied Bone & Joint, gives parents valuable insight into their child-athelte’s heel pain, causes, prevention and relief! Read on.

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    Be Ready to Beat the Heat

    With Michiana’s below average training temps this May, Dr. Linda Mansfield, Beacon Sports Medicine, reminds us all to take precautions to “pre-hydrate” and know the warning signs of heat illness. Read on.

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    Time for a Nutrition Form Check

    It’s Sunburst training season and time for a nutrition form check. Laura Jordan, registered dietitian for Beacon Health System, shares tips for timing and selecting your pre- and post-workout meals. Read on.

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    Fill Your Tank with Sticky Bites

    Chocolate and Sea Salt Sticky Bites are an athlete favorite for their one-bite combo of salty sweetness. From “Feed Zone Table, Family-Style Meals to Nourish Life & Sport,” available locally at Spin Zone. Read on.

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