MSN Money Feature : Starting a buzz: natural energy
If honey makes you funny, then this Mudgee-based business owner has plans that could have him laughing all the way to the bank.
For a man who has developed a natural honey and pollen product designed to improve stamina, vitality and energy levels, Frank Maiolo is certainly a shining example of its impact. The former tiler and bathroom renovator beams with enthusiasm when discussing Bee-Power, the nutritional supplement he created after buying a honey farm in Mudgee, a regional centre 261km northwest of Sydney, six years ago.
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June 2009 ~ World Record 805 punches in one minute = 13.4 punches per second!
Congratulations to Robert Ardito for smashing the Guinness World Record for "Most Punch Strike in One Minute".
Instructor Robert recorded an absolutely amazing 805 Wing Chun style short ranges punches in one minute at the International Wing Chun Academy at Sussex St Sydney on 18 March 2009.
This is now the third time Instructor Robert has broken this record. He first set a mark of 428 punches on Channel 7's "Guiness World Records" TV program in 2005. That record was broken soon later however following intense interest from many people that witnessed the original feat.
In 2008, a world renowned martial artist in the USA broke the record by 11 punches setting a mark of 713. Again, Instructor Robert sought to reclaim his record and did so by breaking it again by 92 punches! !
June 2009 - Cherie Horne Climbs mountains with BeePower
Denali is a brutal mountain, spectacular and indescribable all in one.
Unfortunately, I didn't summit but I may not be alive if we had of continued. We had to turn back with less than 500m to go...the summit just above me! There is a fine line between life and death on mountains such as this and as the saying goes, 'no mountain is worth dying for.' I had a life-changing experience all the same, in fact I think I learned more about myself and mountaineering by not summiting! It is not the summit that counts it's the adventure and experience along the way that is important.
My large supply of BeePower products served me well, in fact I wish I had of had more! Thank you so much Frank....I will never climb without "BEEPOWER"! I am continuing to eat BeePower everyday and spreading the word to my friends, family and clients. I would love to be a distributer/ambassador for your company and would like to start immediately.
Drury wins Coolongatta Gold
HE had planned to be cheering from the sidelines but Rhys Drury's decision to come out of retirement for one last shot at a lifetime dream yesterday saw the veteran ironman set a race record in his upset win in the NIB Coolangatta Gold.
On a day when the big names were felled by two bolters, Drury's decision to attack a race his coach Michael King won 16 years ago delivered the biggest win of his career - and made him the oldest champion of the endurance event.
"I don't know whether to laugh, cry or scream," said the 30-year-old, who beat pre-race favourite Shannon Eckstein in the gruelling 46.65km race.
Drury won in 4hr 10min 58sec. Defending champion Zane Holmes finished 10th.
"For me to win this, for my name to go on the trophy, is something I'll remember for the rest of my life," Drury said.
Drury, who collected $20,000 for his effort, was enticed out of retirement after his wife Renae urged him to enter after watching Guy Leech, winner of the first two Golds back in 1984 and 1985, talking about the race on television.
"I finished up last year, I'd been doing it since I was 17 and we've just had a baby (Taya, six months ago). I sat down with my wife and coach in the off-season and decided to come back for one more.
"Since the birth of my child it has opened a whole new world for me and put everything into perspective. It has been fantastic for me, obviously."
While Drury grabbed one for the "old boys" of surf lifesaving and definitely one for Bee-Power!
Meredith Quinlan - 2010 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BRONZE MEDALIST 24 HOUR ULTRA RUNNER
Whether I am running a 24 hour track Ultra marathon, or a tough remote trail 100 miler, BEEPOWER Honey sachets are an excellent natural source of energy to help me reach my potential as an athlete. In 2011, I was fortunate enough with the support of BEEPOWER to Place third female in the Commonwealth Championship 24 hour Ultra-marathon held in Wales. Eating for 24 hours whilst running is a challenge in itself, and BEEPOWER honey sachets were a great way of getting the calories in, particularly when chewing became difficult.
Similarly when running the Great North Walk 100 miler in 2011 where I broke the women's record by more than half an hour, The Honey chews were invaluable. I had my training partner Jess hot on my tail for most of the race so there was no time for eating elaborate food options, so the Honey sachets came into their own keeping me going for much of the 25 hours.
If you are used to using regular sports gels than I highly recommend giving this Australian Natural product a go, no junk food hangover and a fairly instant source of energy in a convenient package.
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