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Strengthen and Conquering China!

23 June 2013

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Strengthen and Conquering China!

Yep, we are taking a little trip to China for the next 5 weeks!  Well, I must be honest, I will not be going anywhere.  I have created Flat Melissa, yes, she is an easily transportable and easy to pack version of myself.  A good client of mine will be heading to China and all […]

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Success at 50 Miles!

22 April 2013

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Success at 50 Miles!

On Saturday April 20th, 7am out at Lovell Canyon, I prepard to embark on my longest run yet.  A 50 mile ultra marathon, filled with hills, little to no shade, and fellow runners just as crazy as I was.  I began my day by stepping out of the car and Oh no!, You have got […]

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Every Run Can’t Be Great

27 March 2013

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Every Run Can’t Be Great

This is the post where I become vulnerable and basically put myself out there.  The title speaks volumes, every run can't be great.  Period.  I will tel you the chain of events today and then we can disect and digest.  I started off with some usual foam rolling and dynamic stretching pre run, typical day. […]

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Our First Publication!

4 March 2013

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Our First Publication!

We made it!  This month's issue of Desert Companion, a local magazine distributed in Las Vegas, NV, featured yours truly in a full page spread and article.  I was asked to give some pointers for newer runners, advice to help people who may want to get started but don't know how.  My goal was to […]

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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

7 January 2013

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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

So it's 2013 and you are either a runner getting back to the training grind or a new or aspiring runner, wondering how the heck you're going to get ready for your next race/run.  The new year brings new hope and a fresh slate to begin your journey.  Whether you are new or returning, it […]

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third? Or Fourth?

5 September 2012

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third?  Or Fourth?

No matter if it's your first run you are preparing for or your tenth, there are some things that you just have to do.  That is, IF you want to continue running safely & without injury.  Sure, you can probably go out and run a 5K with little to no training, little to no stretching […]

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The Importance of Protein for the Vegetarian Endurance Athlete

16 August 2012

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The Importance of Protein for the Vegetarian Endurance Athlete

How many vegetarians do you know that do not get their minimum requirement of protein?  Me, I can think of many.  Granted most of my friends who are endurance athletes know the importance of protein consumption along with weight training to benefit thier sport.  There is no reason you cannot choose to not consume animal […]

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Extraterrestrial Run Complete & Abduction Free

8 August 2012

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Extraterrestrial Run Complete & Abduction Free

Whew!  I made it out alive.  Haha, just joking.  Last Saturday night at midnight, I lined up with the other 82 people and prepared to embark upon my 31+ mile journey through the night.  As soon as the gun sounded, I was off and feeling very optimistic about the run.  I knew some people, those […]

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Everyone Needs a Day Off

18 July 2012

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Everyone Needs a Day Off

Now I don't know about you, but when I hear the words "day off" in the middle of my training regimen, I get a wee bit antsy.  it is so hard to take a day completely off, knowing that you are in the midst of training for your event.   But I will say this, […]

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Physical Fitness Vitally Important for Cancer Patients

25 May 2012

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Physical Fitness Vitally Important for Cancer Patients

  Physical Fitness Vitally Important for Cancer Patients More and more scientific evidence is coming in that physical fitness can play a vital role in improving the quality of life of cancer patients. This is true for those who have just been diagnosed, are currently being treated, or are in remission. Physical fitness can be […]

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