Category Archives: Champion blogs

Who has been instrumental in my health journey and why?”

My father is my hero, my inspiration. The force behind my health journey. At the age of 40 he decided to pick up running long distances after many years of not doing so. He tells the story of how one of us his 5 children commented on how big his belly was getting being the […]

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How much protein should an athlete consume?

I have been trying to figure out how much and what kind of protein I should be consuming as a runner and also for upper body muscle growth. Seems like it is kind of difficult to eat the protein I seem to need and also control calories. Google helps but this link contains some good […]

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Quarterly Blog- Who has been influential in my health journey and why?

Easy answer for me- my dad.

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Mini Goals

I was reading an article the other day about how people successfully lost weight and they summarized it into 7 common themes. 

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Boston Bound

So last year I turned the big 4-0 and I created a tradition of signing up for a cool race on my birthday! 

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Looking ahead at Fall Events

So, I was just using the calendar to help me select my fall races, and I noticed that the date is wrong for the Dirty Herd Fall Classic in Grand Rapids – It’s on Sunday, November 5th. For you east-side Champions, I think the Northville Dirty Herd Fall Classic is this Sunday.

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The End of Season 2!

The End of Season 2!  Finally I feel like I can say ‘I am a triathlete’.

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Better late than never

So I ran an epic race and forgot to blog about it until now.  I know… “SHAME ON ME!”

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CHANGE

Some people experience health scares and refuse to change while others see the situation as a wakeup call and decide to do something about it. I am the latter. Two years ago, after an illness triggered a dramatic loss of weight, I promised myself that I would become active to improve my health and to keep the weight off. So far, so good! […]

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Activity Trackers

I’m sure I can get some opinions from my fellow champions out there…

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