Wetsuit Chafing

by Jackie Crosby Everyone has felt that itch. You may notice it right away, or not until the day after your race. It shows up later and is never appreciated. But you have to accept it. Your skin has been chafed. Chafing happens when skin is irritated for long periods of time. This can happen […]

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Family trips time of fun; take first aid on the road

Summer is here and you have yet to take that family road trip you planned. You decide today’s the day to pack up the family and hit the road for that summer trip. Bags are packed. Check. Food is packed. Check. Kids are in the car. Check. You are ready for takeoff. Hold up, don’t […]

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Bicep Curl

Buff summer bod…want one?

In the summer people tend to slack off on their weights because they don’t want to be in the gym…I get that. So get yourself a few sets of free weights and keep working on that lean muscle tissue even in the summer. Take the program you have at the gym and do it on […]

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The Four “R’s” for Injury Prevention

by Jackie Crosby Injuries often leave athletes feeling like it’s the end of the world. After investing time and effort into a specific training regime, it can be very difficult to stop and recover from an injury properly. Here are some tips and tricks to prevent injuries—the four “R’s” of injury prevention. REST– Resting can […]

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Leave fireworks to the professionals

Decades of accidents teach us that fireworks are dangerous. Many fireworks-related injuries involve the face and eyes. The typical victim is a teenager, at home, unsupervised, with a group of friends.  When these factors gather, the chances are someone will end up in the emergency room with an injury to the head, eyes or hands. […]

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child sleeping

Sleep fun facts…

Here are some sleep fun facts… Humans spend a third of their life sleeping (25 years or more). Humans can survive longer without food than they can without sleep. During the first two years of a baby’s life, new parents will miss six months of sleep on average. Giraffes sleep only 1.9 hours a day […]

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6 Tips to Tackle Open Water

by Jackie Crosby The open water swim can be the scariest part of the triathlon, especially if you’re not Michael Phelps, and are more inexperienced. The open water can be just as mentally and physically tough for the top swimmers as it is for the beginner. Stepping up to the water’s edge and seeing the […]

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