Fitness


Ironman Chattanooga for The Boot Campaign

Race Report from the Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga  On September 28, 2014 iMoveFor Founder Amy Cotta made her second attempt at being the first female to do a full Ironman 140.6 in combat boots and military pack supporting the Boot Campaign. Through online and offline donations Amy raised $1,500.00 for the Boot Campaign. If you […]

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Hotter N Hell Ride – Review

Event Review by David Butterbaugh Name of event:  Hotter-N-Hell Hundred (HHH) Type of event:  Bicycling Endurance Rally Location: Wichita Falls, TX Race/event course: 5 Star Race/event cost/entry fee: $35 Race/event management:  5 Star Race/event Volunteers & aid stations:  5 Star Would you do this event again?  Yes, Definitely! Would you recommend this event to others? Absolutely YES! 2014 Hotter […]

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The Story Behind iMoveFor – Charity Through Fitness

Some Call It a Mid-Life Crisis; I Call It an Awakening. We all have an athlete buried inside of us. In the spring of 2008, I sat in my living room with my husband, watching a women’s only triathlon on television called the IronGirl. As I watched and listened to the stories of the women who were competing, […]

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From PTSD and Back – A Warrior’s Story

Two back to back deployments in Iraq (2003-2004 to 2004- 2005) took the best out of me. From a rocket launcher explosion that blew me away and caused me temporary hearing loss. To me trying to take my life while deployed by putting the nozzle of my weapon under my chin. To having complications with my […]

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Sweat Savvy

For most people, their sweat is little more than a nuisance with little consequence. For athletes, sweat is crucial for sustaining their performance, but also can cause health consequences. Sweat is released from the body in response to rising body temperatures. It helps cool the body, and carries waste from the body. Included in sweat […]

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An Unlikely Runner

When I graduated from high school in 1969, that was the last time that I ran any distance, and that was only in P.E., which was a requirement in those days. All through my adult years, I only ran when I played softball on a church league or similar activity, and that was for very […]

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iMoveFor Better Health

I have been on a journey to get and be healthy. I have struggled with being overweight most of my adult life. I have lost weight and gained it all back, plus some, more than once. My struggle to be healthy and to live a healthy lifestyle did not really come from lack of discipline, […]

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3 Easy Steps to Staying Fit

by Amy Cotta Adapted from Six Weeks to Skinny Jeans  Staying fit can be a challenge. I am a huge believer that neither diet nor exercise alone is enough in order to stay fit and healthy. And you must have the right mindset. Without positive thinking, you’re likely to talk yourself out of exercising or […]

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7 Steps to Sticking to Your Fitness Goals

by Jim Cotta  NSCA CSCS With a little advanced planning staying fit and active is easier than you think. Follow these 7 simple steps and you’ll be well on your way to sticking to your fitness goals. Set Realistic Goals – make them short-term goals and ones that are achievable so that you can get a win […]

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5 Steps to a Stress Free Race

5 Steps to a Stress Free Race  Using Visualization  I’m sure at some point in your life, you’ve heard of or read about visualization. If not, here is my unscientific explanation. Visualization is a means of retraining your mind from the world of “I can’t” to “I already have.” When you visualize you use vivid […]

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