Fútbol And Softball!

Are The Athens Adventurers Playing Fútbol And Softball? If you're watching television, you've already noticed that the XXXII (32nd) Olympiad of the "modern era" begins early with round robin games of Fútbol (Soccer), Softball & Rowing.   Our Athens Adventurers haven't had to row or "Scull" yet, but they have played abbreviated games of soccer & softball. Fútbol? So Dictionary.com tells [...]

Around Athens In 80 Days

MIssionFiT Continues To Adventure Around Athens In 80 Days! There are many country teams participating in MissionFiT's "Adventure To Athens" Summer Challenge.  So it seems like every corner of the globe is walking around Athens in 80 days! Where Have They Been Around Athens In 80 Days? Remember the 1956 film Around The World In 80 Days?  Phineas Fogg and [...]

Learn About The Leaders

Let's Learn About The Leaders On MissionFiT's Adventure To Athens This summer's MissionFiT Journey is all about Adventuring To Athens.  But what of the countries participating in this "race"?  Let's take a minute to learn a little more about the leaders! Learn About The Leaders Since the virtual race to Athens, Greece began in June, three country teams have led [...]

Forge Through The Greek Empire

MissionFiT Athletes Forge Their Way Through Greek The Empire No doubt you've heard of or even played the popular game "Forge of Empires".  The object is to build a city beginning in the Stone Age through to the colonization of Venus.   MissionFiT Teams don't have to go quite that far.  Their interest is how far they forge their way through [...]

Analyze Your “Why”

Do You Workout For Your Health Or As A Sport?  Time To Analyze Your "Why" When you run, ride a bicycle, lift weights or do any combination of these activities, you generally have a goal in mind.  Maybe it's to lose weight.  Or gain weight and bulk up for a team sport, like football.  Whatever the reason you choose to [...]

How Far Is Athens?

MissionFiT Teams Keep Up The Pace All The While Asking "How Far Is Athens, Anyway?" A De Havilland DHC-8 400 Series operated by Olympic Air Our intrepid travelers are keeping a good pace, virtually visiting each city and learning a little history along the way.  While the teams are a little closer to their goal, we ask "How [...]

Teach An Old Brain New Tricks

Develop Neuroplasticity:  Learn Five "New" Tricks You Can Teach Your "Old" Brain! ...Or so the saying goes.  But, according to the Urban Monk, you can teach your "old" brain some "new" tricks, just by doing things a little bit differently. Urban Monk blog contributor, Lucy Schlessinger, writes about the brain's train-ability to do new things, which can benefit you in [...]

Two Miles, No Sweat!

You, Too, Can Reach "Two Miles, No Sweat!" Adventuring To Athens Many teams have already hit two cities with no sweat and found that three cities were better yet.  See which countries have forged ahead while singing "One Mile, No Good!  Two Miles, No Sweat!" Adventure to Athens Recap Two weeks ago, twenty MissionFiT teams began the Adventure To Athens [...]

Cool, Clear Water

Learn Why You Need To Be Concerned With Cool, Clear Water, Too! The Sons of The Pioneers, Marty Robbins and others sang about the cool water while walking through the "barren waste".  Well, they aren't alone.  If you are an athlete or even plan on doing some type of outdoor work, you need to make sure you have plenty of [...]

Traveling Toward Athens!

Keep Up With MissionFiT Athletes Traveling Toward Athens This summer, MissionFiT-ers are traveling toward Athens, Greece in a conquest for Olympic Gold (or at least bragging rights!).  The 2021 Summer Challenge "Adventure To Athens" began June 7, 2021.  Since then 20 different teams are logging miles on foot, wheel or water (swimming) to become the first in their divisions to [...]