Preparation for a Cycling World Record

Sixty-year-old Wimpie van der Merwe, Red Rush Athlete and AIM Preferred Member sets his sights on The Hour My name is Wimpie van der Merwe, proudly South African and sixty years old. I recently attempted the master’s world record for the Hour. It’s the most prestigious record in cycling, attempting to ride the furthest distanceContinue reading “Preparation for a Cycling World Record”

AIMing for the 2017 National Senior Games

Celebrating the fact that you can be actively fit at any age, the National Senior Games celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in 2017. And AIM Directors Gary and Debra Pugh will be in Birmingham, Alabama, from June 7–11 to compete. “We live in Abernathy, Texas, but we traveled to Oklahoma in the fall of 2016 toContinue reading “AIMing for the 2017 National Senior Games”

The Ride of His Life

The solution for Richard Porter, AIM Member, was the recovery and energy from the AIM Garden Trio®—AIM BarleyLife®, AIM Just Carrots®, and AIM RediBeets. Richard’s problem? Finishing a daunting 300- mile bike ride. Twice before, the 300-mile bike ride—a ride for charity from Richard’s hometown of Plainview, Texas, to the Dallas-Fort Worth area—had led to a disappointing finish and a lot of questions. The answersContinue reading “The Ride of His Life”

Kai Applequist: Teamwork, Organization and Nutrition

Preferred Member and Red Rush Athlete Kai Applequist is the director of the Mercedes Benz presented by George’s Cycles bicycle racing team based out of Boise, Idaho. It’s the only elite cycling team in the state, composed solely of cyclists who have achieved the highest amateur rank, a mere notch below pro. Formerly a professional cyclist, Kai’s career as co-captainContinue reading “Kai Applequist: Teamwork, Organization and Nutrition”