Category : Fat2Fit

Fat to Fit: Make 2014 The Year of the Do

I've been watching the interwebs and all of the people that are making resolutions for 2014. There are some determined people making some life changing goals out there. I'm inspired. I even have a few of my own. I only have one thing to add to the conversation. The fundamental difference between
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Fat to Fit: The Thank Yous

I woke up early this morning. Woke up, made coffee, lit a fire, and started writing. There's just enough snow on the ground in Garrett County to make it a beautiful morning to sit inside by a fire looking out over Deep Creek Lake. I set out to write a recap
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Fat to Fit: Never Forget

Some days change your life. Most days are forgettable. But some I won’t forget. December 14, 2010 was a life changer. It was routine surgery for a bad gallbladder that has been bothering me for years. It should be 45 minutes, a little recovery, then home. No big deal. Facebook post: Four hours later
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Fat to Fit: Why I Race

It sometimes seems ridiculous that at almost 42 I will spend 15 weekends this year racing. In the past 12 months I’ve raced cross country mountain bike, American Ultra Cross, National Ultra Endurance mountain bike, cyclocross, marathon, half Ironman, and of course Ironman. Hurling yourself down a hill on a mountain
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Fat to Fit: Ironman Lake Placid – It’s Here

It’s here. 2013 Ironman Lake Placid Race Week. July 23, 2012 at 2:59pm I forwarded Elise this email with a very simple message: Officially insane. Just need to find the VW bus That seems like a lifetime ago. And it also seems like yesterday. That moment, like so many others that matter, changed
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Fat to Fit: The Magic Strava Elixir

I started flossing in 2007. Prior to that I never flossed. Not once. My dentist, Willie DeVeas, has a hygienist that told me my “gum scores” were low, whatever that means. I had 3’s & 4’s and healthy is 1’s and 2’s. I wanted to be healthy. So now I floss, most
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Fat to Fit: Making and Finding Free Time

I'm very busy. I have one wife, four kids, one business with many clients, one business partner, five team members on staff, lots of family, a few friends, a couple of boards that I serve on. I also like to write. I like movies and TV. I love to read. I'm very
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Fat to Fit: The Ironman Story

The older I get the more I realize how important every moment is. February 21, 1982, 11 year old Greg Rittler watched the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on NBC’s Wide World of Sports. My favorite childhood television show. I was in awe of the athletes I saw on the 19" big
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