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Fitness Update – Healthiest U.S. Metro Areas in 2014

The American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) seventh annual American Fitness Index (AFI) ranks Washington, D.C., at the top with a score of 77.3 (out of 100), followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul (73.5), Portland, Oregon (72.1) Denver (71.7) and San Francisco (71). New York City ranked 21 with a score of 54.1. Overall, metro areas in 25 states scored 50 or above; the two lowest-ranking hovered near 25 points. ... Read More »

Paddle Around New York

Created in 2007, Sea Paddle NYC is a 25-mile journey that begins under the Brooklyn Bridge on August 11. Paddlers will head north up the East River, into the Harlem River, then down the Hudson River, finishing at Chelsea Piers Marina. It is one of the premier standup paddleboarding (SUP) events worldwide and is an internationally renowned charity event. SEA ... Read More »

The Bionic Coach- High-Tech Boosts Healthy Routines

When President John F. Kennedy said in 1961 that the U.S. should commit to sending a man to the moon and return him safely by the end of the decade, few suspected the bounty of technological spinoffs that such National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) space missions would yield. Today, many of NASA’s research advancements, as well as technologies developed ... Read More »