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Co-creation. Know it.

Today’s post comes from guest author, Patrick S. Prepare to go super deep. I have recently been confronted with some personal challenges of epic proportions. [ep-ik] –adjective Also, ep·i·cal. 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usuallycentered upon a hero, in which a series of greatachievements or events is narrated in elevated style:Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2. resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country. 3. heroic; majestic; impressively great: … Continue reading

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Never too busy to run: 5 tips for training with a busy schedule

There are times in my life when I let myself bite off a little more than I can chew. The past few weeks have seemed like one of those times. Coincidentally, the past few weeks have also been the beginning of Ironman Training. Looking back today, that could have been a recipe for disaster. The first few weeks were the base building phase, and although I have a strong base from running a marathon late last year, I’m not planning … Continue reading

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Am I A Natural Athlete? Can I improve? V02 Max and Lactic Threshold Tests Help Me Find Out!

This past weekend I had the great pleasure of having my first V02 max and lactic threshold tests at Breakaway Bikes, a local bike shop located in downtown Philadelphia. The test was administered by Joseph Wentzell, the owner and a trainer at shop’s training center.

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