Outdoor Fun and Fitness in the Rochester Area

The Great Outdoors  Summer is officially here so grab your gear and head outdoors for a great workout. Exercising outside can increase your motivation and make your workouts more interesting. Research shows spending time outdoors reduces stress and the fresh air releases serotonin in the brain which can put you in a fantastic mood. The scenery can help exercisers from getting bored and outdoor workouts offer more of a full-body workout that can burn more calories. The Rochester area has lots … [Read more...]

Former Mich. man runs 8 marathons in 9 days: His advice on how to tune in to your run

Physically, it is something he never perceived possible. Even with his 21 years of training and experience as an ultra-marathoner. At 46-years-old, Brian Tate challenged his body to an amazing feat last month—he wanted to run eight marathons in nine days. Yes, that totals to 209.6 miles in less than two weeks. Anyone might respond in jaw-dropping awe. And not too much surprises Tate these days with his running, but this time he was shocked. “There is no physical way I can imagine that I … [Read more...]

Boston Marathon Bombing April 15, 2013

CNN reports, "Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction. The blasts threw people to the ground, killing two and injuring dozens. The Boston Globe reported that more than 100 people were being treated at area hospitals, including several children. "Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups, will feel the full weight of justice," President Barack Obama vowed. Boston "is a tough and resilient … [Read more...]