Category Archives: health & fitness

Big Climb Philly

On Saturday April 23rd a number of us will embark on Big Climb Philly. This is a fundraising initiative for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that affords the opportunity to stair climb the tallest building in Philadelphia. This is another chance to work with an amazing organization as our efforts go to LLS’s funding of [...]
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Nine Time Tour De France Cyclist and two US Olympian Frankie Andreu will be at Endurance Sports Expo

Frankie Andreu is one of the most successful and popular riders in the sport. Andreu retired from racing at the end of 2000 after a 12-year professional career that included nine Tours de France where he was one of his team’s most selfless performers and reliable workers. In addition, he competed in three Tours of Spain and [...]
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Bucks County Triathlon Club 2016 Meet & Greet

WASHINGTON CROSSING, PA (JANUARY 18, 2015) – Author, triathlete, coach and cancer survivor Stephen “RemissionMan” Brown will share his message of perseverance and inspiration at the Fourth Annual Bucks County Triathlon Club (BCTC) Meet and Greet event 6 p.m. Saturday, February 6, at the Feasterville Firehouse, 20 Irving Place, Feasterville-Trevose, PA. Brown trained for triathlons while [...]
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Weekly Fit Tip – Be Careful of Experts

Don’t always believe everything that everyone tells you on the subject of health and fitness. There tends to be many “experts” out there in the world with all kinds of opinions, plans, and routines which may or may not be effective or even safe. Although I applaud their enthusiasm, I take their advice with caution. [...]
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Weekly Fit Tip – We Can All Win

We may all develop and progress at different levels. Don’t let the success of others lessen the significance of yours.  Measure your progress by your standards and not by those of others. We can all win.
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Eye Opener on PHL17

Thanks to the crew of PHL17 in Philadelphia for having me on this morning talking about Team in Training and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can see the clip HERE.
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PHILLY FIT Magazine

I’m looking forward to once again joining my good friends at PHILLY FIT Magazine to contribute a series of fitness tips in upcoming issues. Through the years, I have been featured in and provided content for this awesome magazine. Stay tuned! Check them out at phillyfit.com.
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Weekly Fit Tip – Go For It

It can be intimidating to start an exercise program when you are surrounded by others who appear more experienced, more fit, and more knowledgeable. It can bring out our insecurities. Don’t let it. I’ve heard people tell me that they are afraid to go workout because they feel self conscious when they do. The fact is nobody [...]
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Team LLS Survivors Tri for a Cure

Steve Brown, Derek Fitzgerald, and Karl Wicks are triathletes, advocates for finding cures to blood cancers, and cancer survivors. The Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Games will take place Saturday, January 9, 2016. The Winter Games consist of an indoor triathlon and scooter challenge, along with the Winter Race to Raise fundraising competition. Delaware Charity Challenge is a [...]
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Weekly Fit Tip – Share Your Dreams

Share your goals and dreams with your friends and family. Having the buy in from loved ones will make the process of becoming fit much more enjoyable. Perhaps you can workout with family members. If not, reach a fair and equitable compromise for time away from the house so that everyone can exercise and everyone [...]
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