Dave Chun of Kialoa: paddling life and standup paddle training indoors

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Dave Chun, a Hawaiian transplant and owner of Kialoa Paddles in Bend, Oregon has been manufacturing paddles for over two decades. In our interview with Dave, it is clear he is very passionate and knowledgeable about every aspect of paddling. Eager to learn about his story and tap into his knowledge of standup paddle training […]

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Indoor paddle training is Jodelle Fitzwater’s secret to success

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Some people are given a name that describes what they were born to do.  Jodelle Fitzwater is one of those people.  She is passionate about getting “fit”, doing it on the “water” (as well as indoor paddle training) and leading others towards a healthier state of mind, body & spirit.  Jodelle has very special ways […]

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Q&A Interview with Jason Magness, Adventure Racer

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Adventure racing (also called expedition racing) is typically a multi-disciplinary team sport involving navigation over an unmarked wilderness course with races extending anywhere from two hours up to two weeks in length. The principle disciplines in adventure racing include trekking, mountain biking, and paddling. Jason Magness has a passion for adventure. As professional multi-sport athlete […]

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Coaching the Triathlon Swim: Training a busy Doctor for Ironman. Part 2.

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In Part 1, we interviewed Ironman competitor Ian Kurth, MD, who did nearly all of his 2016 triathlon swim training at home with his Vasa SwimErg indoor swim trainer.  His excellent race results and his personal story are informative and very inspirational.  Ian received remote swim coaching for using the Vasa SwimErg from Coach Eric […]

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10 Questions for Ben Greenfield

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Ben Greenfield is a coach, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training“, speaker and the owner of GreenfieldFitnessSystems.com. He is also a highly respected endurance athlete. Ben Greenfield’s balanced approach to fitness, nutrition, and health comes from his extensive experience in the fitness and wellness industry as one of the country’s leading personal trainers […]

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The secret to achieving balance in work, family and sport

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At times, it feels like your mind is racing as you juggle priorities. Maybe you feel a touch of guilt when one priority becomes ranked higher than the other.  Getting in an extra swim after work takes you away from spending time with family, so you contemplate using your lunch break to swim.  Or you […]

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Preventing Swimmer’s Shoulder

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It is inevitable that injuries occur in sports. If you are a swimmer or triathlete, chances are you or someone you know has experienced shoulder pain or injury at some point in your swimming life. Many injuries are caused by lack of mobility and / or  muscle imbalances that have developed over time. Some muscle […]

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Vasa Trainer – Built In Total Body Strength for Athletes, Fitness & PT Rehab

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The Vasa Trainer provides over 200 total fitness functional exercises to develop “built in” upper body, core, and lower body strength, power and endurance. It’s truly “the athlete’s gym”,  acclaimed as one of the best values in exercise equipment available today.  Consistent workouts using the Vasa Trainer will transform you into a stronger, more durable & powerful athlete.  It […]

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