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Louisville Health Kick Festival

Benefiting Kosair Children’s Hospital, the 2014 Louisville Health Kick Festival is a collection of interactive, movement-oriented events for you and the whole family. Discover new, quick, and easy health kicks for you and your family in a convenient space that includes health screenings, healthy choice food options, interactive games, and more! WHAT: Louisville Health Kick Festival … Continue reading

Optimizing Performance Through Nutrition

Eat. Drink. Play. With All Natural Nutrition from Skratch. The mission at Skratch Labs is to use real world science and practice to create the very best nutrition products. Products that taste great, that are made from real all-natural ingredients, and that are designed to optimize performance and health for both sport and life. Ken Combs … Continue reading

HAMMER GEL: Rapid Energy Fuel

NEW PEANUT BUTTER FLAVOR! Since 1995, Hammer Gel has been the benchmark of concentrated carbohydrate energy, primarily because of what it doesn’t contain—Hammer Gel has no added refined, simple sugars, and no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners. Rock-solid energy Made with real fruit and wholesome ingredients Versatile and economical Gluten-free, vegan friendly, and MSG-free Ken … Continue reading

Jeff Galloway to Teach in Lexington

Jeff Galloway’s Running School: Run Until You’re 100 — Injury Free When: Saturday, October 12, 2013 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511 Click here to learn more

Korir Visits Ken Combs Running Store

Wesley Korir —  winner of the 2012 Boston Marathon — will be speaking to runners at Ken Combs Running Store. A native of Kenya, Korir was elected a Member of Parliament in March 2013 and will appear at Ken Combs Running Store in support of the Kenyan Kids Foundation. WHO: Wesley Korir WHERE: Ken Combs Running Store … Continue reading

Limited Time Offer: Hydration Handheld Giveaway

It’s that time of year again, when the weather starts heating up, which means more water out through sweating demands more water in through hydration. Nathan Performance Gear: “Keep running, carry water, and _____________.” Fill in the blank for your chance to win a QuickShot Plus hydration handheld. ALSO: Help Nathan Performance Gear reach 7,000 likes on Facebook by Friday, … Continue reading

Men's Fitness: Pre-Workout Foods

These snacks will help to prepare your body for a strenuous workout Want to get the most out of your workout? Then eat the right foods beforehand. Although you may be tempted to skip the calories, the food you eat before you exercise will fuel your workout and maximize your efforts and results … [Read … Continue reading

Ad of the Day: Gatorade

After his epic performance at the London Olympics, Usain Bolt gets an epic commercial to match—this Gatorade spot in which the Jamaican sprinter is presented as a Grim Reaper of sorts, killing off any hopes that rivals might have had of finishing anywhere near him.

The laziness of the short-distance runner

Performing daily chores can use up more calories than winning gold medals IT IS easy to feel guilty about admiring lean Olympians sweat it out from the comforts of your armchair.

How to Beat Your Performance Expectations

High-Quality Fuels and Supplements Maximize your endurance and beat muscle fatigue through nutrition proven to increase workload capacity and enhance recovery. Hammer Nutrition is the tool you need, with products designed to increase athletic performance, from energy bars and gels to sports drinks and supplements. Best of Kentuckiana Sporting Goods And your source for the best … Continue reading

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