Why I Became A Personal Trainer.

Being a personal trainer is a second career for me.  When I meet someone, they generally ask, how long have you been doing this?  And I reply, “Being a personal trainer is a second career, I was in wholesale distribution for a long time.”  Then they ask, Why did you […]

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Recovering from Overtraining

As a personal trainer, you’d think I know to avoid overtraining.  But it doesn’t always happen. In my previous post, I wrote about the 2018 Patch Sprint, which was one my best-ever races, up there with my personal best in the Lake Placid Loppet.  The six weeks following was a […]

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Patch Sprint

Twelve miles in, at the foot of Poke-o-Moonshine, I still felt good. The finish of the Patch Sprint was on the summit. A mile and a quarter, with 1280 feet of elevation gain, meant 35 percent grade in places. Time to dig in. The trail up Poko, as it’s sometimes […]

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Five Summer Fitness Tips

As June begins, we’re finally getting consistent pleasant weather, making outdoor cardio all the more fun. This month’s tips focus on aerobic activity. One: Do the cardio activity that you enjoy most! If you prefer riding a bike over walking or running, do it. Activities like cycling and inline skating […]

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