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Thinking of going Paleo? Read This.

Diane Sanfilippo, author of “Practical Paleo” and “21 Day Sugar Detox” answers a few questions about food, Paleo, and what you should (and shouldn’t) be eating. CrossFit enthusiast and author Diane...
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Are Pickles the Best Fuel for Endurance Races?

I leaned against the plastic covered fence, cheering and wooing and holding up my iPhone, hoping to catch one of my friends as they exited transition and headed out on their run. We were about two-thirds of...
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What’s the Deal with Coconut Oil?

Why are the food vegans and Paleo dieters obsessed with coconut oil? There I was, cruising one of my favorite health food stores, stocking up on my normal items when a particularly chipper store associate...
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THE FIT LIST – Holiday Guide

We made a list, we checked it twice; these gifts are all very nice. Fit Nation's Holiday Guide From your yoga-loving daughter to your CrossFit-obsessed friend, we’ve done the heavy lifting; the most...

Going the Distance with Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and there are a lot of myths about diabetes. FN decided to knock a few of these myths down in the hopes that we can help build up some support for our athletes who are not...
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Let your Movember Mustache do the Talking!

Movember kicks off tomorrow- Get your Movember Mustache ready! As October fades, it’s time to put away your pink and shift your focus from tatas to testes. Men’s health reigns supreme this November, and...

Fort Myers Beach Marathon Debuts

It’s not often that we get to be first as adults–first in line to get a snow cone or first to cross a finish line–but on November 10, Southwest Florida athletes will have the opportunity to participate...
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Who’s Afraid of Vibrio Vulnificus?

Breaking down the myths of Vibrio Vulnificus, so you can relax in the water With one death so far in 2013 in Lee County from Vibrio vulnificus and a lot of media attention, most people think they have two...
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Road Rules: Can’t we all just get along?

Out on the open road, it can sometimes seem like the only kind of waving you do involves just your middle finger. Motorists and cyclists are supposed to share the road, especially since Florida law recognizes...