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Breakfast with a Champion

I was lucky enough to meet and enjoy breakfast with the one and only Meb Keflezighi! This was the morning after he ran an awesome race at the 2014 NYC Marathon.  A huge thank you to Generation UCAN for this amazing opportunity!

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Lifetime Training Partners

September has been a very busy and productive month around here.  On September 27th, I was lucky enough to marry my best friend, biggest supporter, and greatest love.  Here is one of the preview shots from our photographer, Randi Baird. It was an amazing day with perfect weather, our closest friends and family, and lots […]

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Congratulations Matt Bach – IRONMAN Maryland Champion!

We are thrilled for ELEVATE client, Matt Bach, and his win at IRONMAN Maryland 2014!  Did you know that Matt only consumed 830 calories during this race? Matt has become very popular since his win! You can follow him on Twitter @ironmattbach. You can also hear about his success on these interviews: The Real Starky Podcast […]

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Metabolic Efficiency Testing

Last time, we talked about the ideal way to attain your body composition goals and racing weight. Even with my recommendations of tweaking to your daily eating, proper nutrient timing, and spending enough time training in your optimal fat burning zones; the question still remains, how do you know if those tweaks are appropriate for […]

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Training and Gaining?

Has this ever happened to you or someone you train with?  You have your training plan and you’re sticking to it. Everything is going great. You are getting stronger and faster, but you aren’t slimming down or toning up. You actually seem to be gaining a little weight. You think maybe it’s muscle adding the […]

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What do you practice?

Practice makes perfect. Where have you heard that in your life, and what has it done for you?   The only thing perfection gets you is a harder fall when you’re knocked from your pedestal. Who wants that?   I was a competitive gymnast when I was younger and our motto was even more daunting. […]

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How Do You Know?

How do you know if you are healthy? What does that even mean to you? Is it a number on the scale? A mileage amount for the week? A time in a race? Is it how well you fit into your clothes?  How quickly you recover from a workout?  How tired you feel during the […]

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What’s on your plate?

Is spring here yet?   I’ve been asking myself this every day for the past few weeks.  Spring represents all things new, and I’m definitely ready for it.   New flowers, new grass, new leaves, new sneakers, new tires for your bike, moving forward with new ideas, starting new projects, and working towards new goals. […]

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Eat Like an Olympian. Really?

I’m always bummed when the Olympics end, it’s like all your new best friends just left you. I’m already looking forward to summer 2016, but until then I can get back on my earlier to bed schedule. Part of what makes the Olympics so much fun to watch is learning more about the athletes on […]

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Healthy Habits for 2014

Fitness and exercise is a non-negotiable part of life for all of my people out there, which makes the new year’s resolution fads mostly get in our way.  Whether it’s the additional people crowding up the gym or pool or causing us not to get a spot in our favorite cross training class, it can […]

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