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On July 24, 2015 By

Man of many talents Gary Riekes helps others reach their potential

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on July 24, 2015

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We’re guessing we aren’t the only one who associate […]

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Hoops International Visits

On July 14, 2015 By

The Riekes Center reflects real world diversity, and our recent visitors from Australia demonstrate that. From Sunday, June 21st to Wednesday June 24th we hosted a group of young people from the program Hoops International – Australia. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Hoops International is a nonprofit organization with the motto: “off […]

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Is there a correct way to stand up from your chair? Here at the Riekes Center, we value the importance of training safely for the sake of our students’ well being. Our amazing athletic fitness team pays close attention to each student’s posture.  Posture plays an essential role in anyone’s success, including our […]

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By Monica Ho Ehlers January 15, 2014

Sprint8, a revolutionary exercise program that makes people leaner, stronger and possibly even younger looking is hitting classes at the Continue Reading

September 18, 2013

Whether it was playing the English horn for Stanford’s orchestra or as a wide receiver for the football team, Gary Riekes has always had a passion for music and sports. After sustaining a debilitating back injury during his sophomore year, he realized another talent—helping […]

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By @NinersNation on Aug 12 2013, 7:59a 54


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Ricardo Lockette has caught fans’ eyes with his blazing speed. Will he grab a roster spot? […]

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USOC December 22, 2011 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced that more than $4.4 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded to 95 community-based organizations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. […]

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New RISE-UP Program

On January 4, 2012 By

The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is excited to introduce our new and improved Acceleration Program – RISE-UP.  As competition on the athletic field continuously gets tougher, the benefits of RISE-UP increase due to the tangible competitive advantages they give our athletes.

RISE-UP enables participants to measurably run faster (speed), jump higher (explosiveness), improve agility […]

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