Megan Overcame it, so can you!


It’s hard to stop doing something that makes you feel better. I felt great when I started exercising, running, and losing weight. I started the spring of my Junior year in addition to high school sports. My “healthy” eating and exercising became obsessive and unhealthy. The summer came and went, [...]

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Bridget Franek, 2012 London USA Olympian in 3000 m Steeplechase


A personal message from Bridget Franek, a professional runner for the Oregon Track Club (OTC) Elite who competed for the United States Olympic Team at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in LondonBridget Franek is currently a professional runner (Primary Event: 3,000 m Steeplechase) competing for the Oregon Track Club (OTC) [...]

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Rachel, a fitness instructor’s story


A personal story from Rachel, a fitness instructor from Penn State University Being a late bloomer during adolescence, I wasn’t initially concerned when I entered high school without having experienced my first menstrual period. At the age of 16 I had my first period followed my second about 12 months [...]

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Eva, a female runner from The Netherlands


A personal message from Eva, a female runner from The Netherlands After a fairly inactive childhood, at the age of 19, I began my participation in swimming and a few years later, I recognized an innate ability to run. By the age of 22, I started training with a group [...]

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Megan Brown, top Canadian Runner


A personal message from a world-class Canadian Runner, Megan Brown: My name is Megan Brown. I am a very lucky athlete. At the beginning of 2007, I was at the height of my athletic career – my training volume was at its peak and I was in the shape of [...]

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