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Recovery

A little over a week ago, another addict lost the battle with his disease. This addict was my friend, Matt. I met Matt through a small non-profit triathlon club for recovering addicts, Tri-harder Triathlon Club.  Like many other members, when I joined … Continue reading

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One decade, ten lessons

  In April I had a Birthday. Some might call it a milestone. Somehow, I have managed to make it on this planet for an entire thirty  years. I imagined I’d feel more like a “grown up” by now. That’d … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to drink the CrossFit KoolAid

Looking at these pictures, I am reminded of why I love CrossFit. I can see the agony and determination on our faces. What’s more difficult to see is the the elation. This was one of the most fun and challenging … Continue reading

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Sitting: public enemy #1

Bias notwithstanding, my mom is pretty amazing. She plays tennis like I CrossFit…as much as possible. About 6 months ago she started having low back pain, which migrated into her hip, then through her glute and down her leg. It … Continue reading

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Your own worst enemy

We all have secrets. Things that we have discovered about ourselves and want to keep hidden. Things we prefer to gloss over or cover up. Things that make us over compensate, or doubt ourselves, or hate ourselves even. I have … Continue reading

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Break up with your scale: my beef with The Biggest Loser

Chances are by now you’ve heard about the “surprising” appearance and percentage of body weight lost by the most recent winner of The Biggest Loser. Rachel Frederickson, lost almost 60% of her body weight in only five months. The trainers … Continue reading

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Looking for fitness in all the wrong places

Recently I asked a friend what they thought I should blog about. “Sex” was the answer. I laughed. All I could think was fitness is more than looking good naked. If that is your only motivation to get fit, you … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour: Merritt Athletic Clubs Towson

View Larger Map Merritt Athletic Clubs Towson 8757 Mylander Lane Towson, MD 21286 Phone: 410-821-0160 (Directions | Amenities | Virtual Tour) Programs, Schedules & Events Group Fitness Schedule Schedule a Workout Guest Pass

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More than looking good naked

Fitness is more than looking good naked. Granted, looking good naked is a welcomed side effect of being fit, but it shouldn’t be your only motivation to put down that cookie and lace up your sneakers. Weight, or more appropriately … Continue reading

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Fitness is a journey… not a destination

How many times have you uttered the words, “I’ll start Monday”? Chances are we’ve all said or thought this at least once in our lives. I’m willing to bet there are more than a few people out there that have … Continue reading

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