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Tag: fitness
  • Consistency key to improved physical health

    Airmen can improve their physical health through routine physical training, consistent sleep patterns and proper caloric intake and hydration, according to Seth Cannello, 50th Force Support Squadron fitness and sports manager.
  • Change the way you move: benefits of cycling

    Although running has plenty of health benefits, cycling is a low-impact alternative that some Airmen might enjoy. Airmen who bike regularly may experience the benefits, such as a lowered risk of heart disease, cancer, mental illness, diabetes, arthritis and developing or help maintaining obesity. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Amanda
  • Lazyman Triathlon runs through February

    The 18th annual Schriever Lazyman Triathlon kicked off Feb. 1, and Seth Cannello, 50th Force Support Squadron fitness and sports director, warns, “Don’t let the name fool you.”Though Cannello said this triathlon is considered a “lazy” approach to completing an Ironman –participants have 29 days to complete the challenge as opposed to the
  • BMT curriculum changes focused on inspiring, developing Airmen

    After listening to feedback from the field, a few changes to the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum will transform trainees into more combat ready Airmen.
  • BMT curriculum changes focused on inspiring, developing Airmen

    After listening to feedback from the field, a few changes to the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum will transform trainees into more combat ready Airmen.
  • IRT warms up for winter

    Staff Sgt. James Guardiano, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron operations management, readies for a push up inside the Indoor Running Track at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 11, 2018. The IRT features newly installed heating socks which retain heat and warms the overall temperature of the facility for indoor fitness assessments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman William Tracy)
  • Fitness center showcases new functional fitness box

    A new functional fitness box is now available inside the restricted area behind Building 502. 
  • The Murph: Combining physical challenge, tribute

    As Memorial Day approaches, Team Schriever members will again participate in an annual event combining physical fitness with a tribute to a fallen military member – The Murph.The Murph is an athletic competition named after U.S. Navy Lt. Michael Murphy, who created the workout. Murphy was killed in action June 28, 2005, while serving in
  • Schriever members complete challenge

    Thirty-eight Team Schriever members completed a grueling Team Cohesion Challenge Friday.The TCC, a collaborative event sponsored by Recharge for Resiliency, the Single Airman Initiative, and GORUCK (a small, grassroots company selected specifically for its military relevance, small event footprint and focus on group and team dynamics), pushed
  • Fitness center offers ‘Mt. Everest challenge’

    ​Each year, hundreds of climbing enthusiasts attempt to scale the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest, that sits at 29,029 feet.Team Schriever members now have the opportunity to see if they possess the physical ability to scale that height—minus the cost and physical danger. And a little closer to homeThe fitness center is offering a “Mt. Everest
  • Shockey retains, Sayler wins first weightlifting title

    Schriever crowned a new male champion, while the reigning female champion retained her title, in one of the closest-ever finishes during the annual Bench Press/Dead Lift competition Friday. Ian Sayler, 1st Space Operations Squadron, won the male title, edging out Gregory Sambula, 21st Medical Squadron, by 0.188 points. Sayler won the title despite
  • Year in Review: Sports

    Commander’s CupDespite not winning any intramural championships, the 50th Space Communications Squadron took home the 2016 Commander’s Cup.Only 80 points separated first and third place in the Cup standings at the end of July, with 50 SCS 10 points behind the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and just ahead of the 4th Space Operations Squadron. 4 SOPS
  • Families get out for Worldwide Day of Play

    Schriever and Peterson Air Force Base families in Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play event at Patriot Park on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Each year, Nickelodeon turns off its programming and goes dark for three hours on the Worldwide Day of Play to encourage children to stop watching TV and go outside to play. In
  • Owen, Pasun win triathlon

    The overcast skies may have cooled things down, but that didn’t stop the 25 competitors from heating up the course during the 12th annual Schriever Air Force Base Triathlon here Friday.Zach Owen, 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron, finished with the top overall time for the event, 53:30, four minutes ahead of Matt Cork (57:36), 50th Operations
  • Commander’s Cup race heats up

    The dog days of summer are here and the temperature isn’t the only thing heating up at Schriever Air Force Base. The race for the Commander’s Cup is the closest it’s ever been at this point in the year.“There are 80 points separating first from third,” said Seth Cannello, Fitness Center director. “I’ve never seen three squadrons that close this
  • Tri-wing sports day offers friendly competition

    The third annual Tri-Wing Sports Day will be held at Schriever Aug. 5, and while all the spots for official competitors have been filled, the day-long event is still in need of volunteers.“This is a really big event,” said Seth Cannello, Schriever Fitness Center director. “It’s basically a whole year’s worth of events, intramurals and monthly
  • Bessinger, Trundy retain Murph titles

    In the realm of superstitions, it looks like Friday the 13th has nothing on Lucky Number 7. Sam Bessinger came within seconds of setting a new base record en route to his seventh consecutive win in The Murph competition here Friday.
  • Schriever holds kids run

    Team Schriever hosted the annual America's Armed Forces Kids Run May 6 as part of the Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month observance.
  • Tri-wing sports day coming to Schriever

    The third annual Tri-Wing Sports Day will be held at Schriever Aug. 5, and the day-long event is in need of volunteers.
  • Team 5-0 holds Warfit Run

    Airmen with the 50th Space Wing participate in the Warfit Run at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Participants are given the opportunity to run either 2.5 or 3.5 miles. (U.S Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)

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