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Fitness Afloat: The Trawler-Friendly Fitness Test

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We all want to know we’re fit, but finding a universally applicable test is a real challenge. Enter Dr. Claudio Gil Araújo and his Sitting-Rising Test (SRT). Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the SRT can assess your musculoskeletal fitness and may potentially…

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Fitness Afloat: The Not-Workout Workout


Ken Kesey once said, “you’re either on the boat or off the boat.” Well, Kesey actually said “bus” instead of “boat,” but I’m taking literary license for the sake of boaters everywhere.

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Fitness Afloat: Progress By Setting Personal Limits

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This month, we’re shifting gears slightly and focusing on diet. For starters, try adding 30 grams of fiber to your everyday diet. Continue to eat what you like, but adding this much fiber from a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is easy to achieve.

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Fitness Afloat: The Journey Ahead


We began our boating and fitness journey from a hospital bed. Just after our mid-life wedding, fate’s present to us was Jay’s cancer, wrapped in multiple surgeries and tied with a long ribbon of recovery.

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