What Ultraman competitions do to the body

Researchers at FSU take first-ever look at the toll Ultraman endurance competitions take on the body. An Ultraman consists of a 6.2-mile open water swim, followed by a 90-mile bike ride on the first day, a 172-mile bike ride on the second day, and a double marathon — a 52.4-mile run – on the third day.

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Your (genetic) love for coffee doesn’t increase risk of disease

New research using genes associated with high coffee consumption shows coffee drinking doesn’t increase risk of lifestyle diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, or metabolic syndrome.

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5K/10K replaces cancelled 2014 Crush Winthrop Harbor – North Point Triathlon

Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature 5K & 10K on Aug 2 replaces the abortive 2014 Crush Multisport North Point Triathlon. Save 15% this weekend with coupon code SUMMER15. This beautiful course will take you through Illinois Beach State Park and Nature Preserve and the Spring Bluff Nature Preserve.

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This weekend only – save 15% on the Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature

This weekend only – save 15% on the Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature 5K & 10K on August 2 with coupon code SUMMER15. This isn’t your pound-the-streets race. The run is through Illinois Beach State Park and Nature Preserve and Spring Bluff Nature Preserve (a Lake County Forest Preserve). Both courses to take you through lush landscapes filled with blooming wildflowers, tranquil Oak savannas and along the beach dunes of Lake Michigan. Start/Finish is at North Point Marina with beautiful views of the harbor. 

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