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The Re-evolution of Running

“Cereal Killers” Coming Monday

This Monday at 6 p.m., at Two Rivers Treads we will teach you how to "Run on Fat" and meet the stars of the recent movie - "Cereal Killers 2- Run on Fat." Over the last few years in this column we have challenged what we believe and have been told to be true about diet and exercise and it is ...

New SNAP policies congruent with the evolution of our species?

Diseases caused by poor eating habits destroy lives and cost the nation trillions in health care. Our current Dietary Guidelines and food policies clearly aren't working. Just this week the CDC announced obesity is on the rise despite the fact that more adults are exercising. Huh? We though ...

Put your right foot forward for 2016: Simple things

Happy New Year from the Natural Running Center. We hope you have achieved a goal and learned something new about how your mind and body works in 2015. Here are 10 simple and safe things to try in 2016 with the goal not to be more "fit" in the terms the fitness and medical industry want to ...

Low carb revolution comes to West Virginia

Why were nearly 100 citizens including the wives of two NFL Hall of Famers gathered at Sam Michael's Rec Center last Thursday? My friend Melanie Miller was igniting the social media world and sharing her story and some simple food rules that can reverse "disease" and restore health and people ...

A small school fighting the sitting disease

Bernadine Somers and Morgan Academy will be the first school of our region, maybe even the East Coast, to experiment with stand up desks for kids. Most adults and children spend their days engaged in a damaging and unhealthful activity: sitting. Parking ourselves in chairs for long periods ...

Live Life With More “Vigah”: Take The JFK/ Freedom’s Run Challenge

In the late 1950's a warning sounded. Almost 58 percent of American children were unable to pass a basic fitness test, while only 8.7 percent of Europeans failed. President Eisenhower and later John F Kennedy saw the problem at hand, had a vision, and took action."Our growing softness, our ...

Two Rivers Treads part of the Small Business Revolution

Two Rivers Treads is one of 100 small businesses featured as part of the Small Business Revolution project ( www.smallbusinessrevolution.org) . We hope to bring awareness to the value of all small businesses. Five years ago we started the Minimalist Revolution of "more you and less shoe" and ...

Why we Run…Maybe For the Love of Flying

What is special about running? Why not just walk, cycle, swim, do some elliptical or maybe the "Gazelle", or just squat repeated times through the day? I think my cousin Meaghan Cusack explained it all when she spoke to a group of physicians at a recent Healthy Running conference in Chicago. ...

Spring into Play and Participate in an Event

Imagine if every child in our region had a chance to play sports. To feel the thrill of accomplishing a goal, being part of a group, or achieving a personal best. Simply moving your body daily produces so many benefits for the mind and the body. Adolescents who play sports are eight times more ...