Saturday, April 24, 2010

T. Horton goes to Washington

Celebrity Fitness Trainer To Lead Charity Run
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 05:30 AM PDT
Online registration is now open for the “National Press Club 5K: Beat the Deadline” race in Washington, D.C., on July 17, 2010. The Press Club’s 13th annual run/walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. on the corner of 14th and F Sts. NW, outside the historic National Press Building, “the place where news happens.”
Fitness trainer Tony Horton, creator of “P90X Extreme Training System,” will serve as Race Marshal and will lead an open, pre-race warm-up for 5K participants on race day. Horton speaks widely on fitness, exercise, and nutrition and has trained professional athletes, U.S. military personnel, members of Congress and celebrities such as Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Tom Petty, Billy Idol, Annie Lennox, Rob Lowe, Sean Connery and Shirley MacLaine.
“I’m thrilled to be here in our nation’s capital kicking off this 2010 National Press Club 5K race because I’m a huge fan of endurance sports, the thrill of competition, and sweaty people,” Horton said.
Proceeds from the 5K will benefit the National Press Club’s non-profit Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library (EFNJL), which is committed to journalism training, research, and support of a global free press. Some of the race proceeds will benefit the EFNJL’s college scholarship fund dedicated to students pursuing a career in journalism who will contribute to diversity in the profession.
“We welcome everyone to have a good time for a great cause,” said Richard S. Dunham, president of the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library board. “Our race sponsors and participants play a major role in helping us fulfill our commitment to diversity in journalism and cutting-edge training programs.”
Hosted by the world’s leading professional organization for journalists, the “National Press Club 5K: Beat the Deadline” draws participants from the press and political communities. Reporters, politicians, lobbyists and government figures join the public to compete individually and in teams for $1,000 cash prizes for top finishers and medals for top age group finishers. All participants receive a “National Press Club 5K: Beat the Deadline” a commemorative race t-shirt and entrance to the post-race breakfast.
To register for the “National Press Club 5K: Beat the Deadline,” visit Pre-registration is $30 for general registration and $25 for NPC members/students. Registration fee is $35 two weeks before the race, and $40 for race day registration. Melissa Charbonneau, 5K Vice Chair, at

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Buy This!

Hey blogger lovers,

My apologies for being away for so long. As many of you may or may not know, I'm writing a book. I swear my brian is toast. I don't know how a daily columnist does it. Anyway, I think this book is going to solve many of the health and fitness conundrums many of you suffer from. It's due in January of 2011. Still working on the title with some friends in facebook. Should know soon enough.

Now on to why I'm writing to you today. As many of us transition from eating crap to healthy fair we find that the good stuff can taste like wax when we're so used to eating massive quantities of fat, sugar and salt. One solution is finding yummy, healthy sauces to put on our healthy wax food. Ha! One of them is chimi churri argentine vegetable and meat sauce. Holy taste buds Batman! This stuff can make anything taste like magic in your mouth. Thank you Missy!

Here's what it is...
Wine vinegar, water, balsamic vinegar, salt, tomato, hot chili pepper, garlic, paprika, oregano, chili powder, thyme, pepper and rosemary. Come On! The maker is Fair For Trade. So it's healthy and a free trade product. Everyone benefits. Check it out at Get it. Use it. Benefit from it.