Jason Blocker

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Air Force Academy may drop ‘God’ from oath

The Air Force Academy is considering dropping the phrase “so help me God’ from its honor oath after the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) filed a complaint.<p>The Academy’s Honor Review Committee met Wednesday to review the oath in response to the MRFF complaint, said Public Affairs …

Air Force Offers Fighter Pilots $225,000 Signing Bonus

<b>A decade of wars exacts a toll</b><br>In total, 6,737 Americans have died in combat during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the online tracker, iCasualties.org. And nearly 12 years after the attacks of September 11, squadrons are still deploying, returning and then redeploying to the Middle …

Japan Air Force Fighters Scrambled Against North Korean Jets For First Time In Four years

According to Japan's Defense Ministry, Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets were scrambled nine times against North Korean military aircraft between April and June, Japan Times reported on Jul.10.<p>These alert launches of Japanese fighter jets against North Korean planes were the first since …

4 Knee Strengthening Exercises

It seems that the more we exercise there tends to be some joint, ligament, tendon or muscle that gets aggravated. Even when we apply excellent form, …

Is Triathlon a Dangerous Sport?

Recently there have been several blogs and media columns revealing concerns that triathlon is a dangerous sport. The concerns come primarily from an …

7 Simple Training Tips to Run Your Next Race Faster

Play Around With Speed<p>1 of 8<p>"One thing people don't do enough is play around with different speeds," says Jason R. Karp, Ph.D., San Diego-based …

Your Favorite BBQ Recipes Made Healthier

What's a Barbecue Without a Burger?<p>1 of 11<p>Burger ideas stretch the gamut from gourmet grind-your-own beef, pork and veal blends to already-formed …

How Athletes Can Fix 6 of the Most Common Form Deviations

The Issue: If Your Arch Flattens Out<p>1 of 14<p>Your outer calves and peroneals (outer lower leg) are overactive. This dysfunction can cause plantar …

What to Do in the First Five Minutes After a Long Run

A long run has the uncanny ability to strip away your self-doubts, boost your self-esteem, and make you feel accomplished for completing what most …

How to Use Periodization to Achieve Your Running Goals

Are you a creature of habit; one who prefers to use a handful of workouts throughout the year over and over? If so, you're probably not training and …

Effortless Recipes for Athletes Who Don't Like to Cook

One of the biggest barriers in healthy eating is the time it takes to prepare healthy meals. Americans are cooking less and less. Fast, pre-packaged, …

4 Common Swimming Tools and How They Work

New to swimming? You may enjoy the low-impact fitness that swimming affords you—it's a great workout, easy on the body and can fill you with …

How to Get Your Gut Health Back on Track

Everything from mood to weight to overall health and performance comes back to your intestinal tract. Here are a few things you may not know about …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

But after a hard effort, how do you bring that body back to life? The road to recovery for runners starts here.<p>By The Run Experience<p>Have you ever …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Don't let your mind keep you from crushing your distance goal.<p>Genius quick-fixes to get your butt out the door and back in love with running.<p>By Megan …

5 Steps to Faster Triathlon Transitions

Fact: You can shave plenty of precious seconds (even minutes) off your overall time just by tweaking your transitions. And while you may not be ready …

How to Fix 3 Common Beginner Running Mistakes

Developing as a runner can be a rewarding journey. Every new runner feels a variety of emotions as they work through the first few months of their …