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FitView – Dusty Bottoms

FitView – Dusty Bottoms

FitView By Efren Martinez Dusty Bottoms Trail Runners Originally founded in 2013 by a group of friends that ran together on the weekends, this is not your ordinary running club. All of their members have a laid back view on running. This means less to do with “tempo runs” & “fartleks” and more about trail […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
FitView – Lose Weight and Maintain

FitView – Lose Weight and Maintain

Lose Weight & Maintain By Efren Martinez The holidays are over and so are all of the wonderful memories of 2014, including those delicious delectable delights. Or are they? It’s February, and for many Americans we are now being continuously reminded of how much we indulged at the end of the year just by looking […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →
FitView- Revived on the Ride

FitView- Revived on the Ride

FitView By Efren Martinez Revived on the ride At 59 years young, William L. Madsen has been a bicycle enthusiast for 10 years averaging around 90 miles a week in and out of group and solo rides. Bill, as his friends refer to him, had no idea that he was even close to having a […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
FitView-Beat the Heat

FitView-Beat the Heat

FitView By Efren Martinez Beat The Heat Happy July fitness friends! As we all know this can be one of the hottest months of the year in our central valley. Please be mindful of that before getting your outdoor workouts on for these next 2 months. One of the best ways to combat this is […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
FitView – Heroes in Fitness

FitView – Heroes in Fitness

FitView By Efren Martinez Heroes in Fitness 28 year old Jose Jauregi always enjoyed staying physically fit prior to serving in our Armed Forces. Growing up, his physical fitness was more for fun versus being on any given team, but later in life he did join one of the greatest teams in the world, our […]

By May 5, 2014 Read More →
FitView- Charles Wickersham

FitView- Charles Wickersham

FitView By Efren Martinez Champions Among Us For Charles Wickersham, running just isn’t a passion, it’s his own prescription for fitness. He has been a proud member of the Shadowchase running club for 7 years and most of his running friends jokingly refer to him as Pharmboy. Just recently Charles entered my racing age group, […]

FitView – Triathlon Season

FitView – Triathlon Season

FitView By Efren Martinez Hitting The Bricks It’s March and it won’t be long before Triathlon season.  By now you should start to think about coming out of your winter season conditioning and cranking it up to a harder training routine. In a Triathlon, it’s swim, bike, run and that’s how you should be training. […]

FitView – Jesse Santana

FitView – Jesse Santana

FitView By: Efren Martinez Running Fire Ignited I have always made it a point in life to look to those ahead of me and follow their lead.  It’s no different when it comes to racing; in fact some of the best racing tips I have ever gotten were from my competitors who beat me to […]

FitView-Building Muscle

FitView-Building Muscle

Building Muscle Quickly By Efren Martinez The human body is a remarkable creation; in most cases it can heal itself when it’s sick, mend a broken bone and with the right training can astound us with its remarkable abilities in strength, fitness, endurance as well its muscular beauty that lies within us all. With that […]

These Boots Are Made for Walking

These Boots Are Made for Walking

TheseBoots Are Made For Walking At age 64, Kathleen Hackett, a retired schoolteacher and cancer survivor has foundsatisfaction in walking as part of her healthy lifestyle journey. She’s been a member at Curves gym since January of 2005 and currently has over 1100 workouts under her belt. Kathleen is an extraordinary woman and a fighter. […]

You Run Like A Girl

You Run Like A Girl

Fit View By Efren Martinez You Run Like A Girl! Since as long as I can remember, I have heard this bogus phrase more often than once. Regardless, running like a girl would be OK for me as long as I could run like Ali Klikna. Recently she showed me, along with everyone else at this […]

Weight Loss & Shaved Legs?

Weight Loss & Shaved Legs?

FitView By Efren Martinez Weight Loss & Shaved Legs?   When you look at Brian, it’s more than noticeable how much weight he’s lost recently and it only makes his handsome shaved head more attractive, but his legs too? More on that here after a bit; I met Brian 2 years ago at Fun Sport […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
BAMBOO DAVE

BAMBOO DAVE

Is It CARBON, ALUMINUM or METAL? by Efren Martinez Modesto View Readers lets just say if Mother Nature was racing in The Amgen Tour, she would be riding the same bike my friend Dave Nicolau sports every Sunday on our group rides. I met Dave last year at 5:30 Fun Sports Bike rides on Sundays […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Body In Motion

Body In Motion

I’ve often said, a body in motion stays in motion. That’s a huge understatement for Barbara Elia. The woman is a Dynamo! I was first impressed with Barbara about a year ago when I saw her trail running in Modesto after racing a 5K race!  In fact, at our last race together, she raced The Park […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
QuakeView – Reform

QuakeView – Reform

What comes to your mind when you hear the word reform? Improvement, restructuring, modification, change or even perhaps time off for good a behavior. Well, perhaps, if you just got out of the big house. Let me lay it down for you this way, no long stretch, no big house but all of the above […]

By July 5, 2011 Read More →