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Navigating the Nutrition Landmine

Keto. Paleo. Vegetarian. Whole 30. Intermittent fasting. Plant-based. Vegan. Grapefruit diet. …OK, maybe that’s an old one… but you get my point. Every time we turn around, there is a new ‘diet’ that seems the next best trend that will make YOU healthier, faster, stronger, and live until 110. I like to think that our […]

Project 13 Dallas: Stronger Together

“My one word might be inspiration.  How I choose to live my life is up to me. MS lives with me, I don’t live with MS.  I am now in a situation where I can inspire others to stay, or become active, whether they are living with MS or not. People look at me a little […]

By |January 10th, 2019|Life, Motivation, Results, Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lessons from the Long Game

~Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.~
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)
There are so many qualities that can be valuable to being a successful athlete. Some of the basics include commitment, dedication, perseverance and resiliency; none of which should be underestimated. But one quality that I feel is critical to long term success, both as an […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Life, Motivation, Results, Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Changing of the Seasons

A Changing of the Seasons
By: Kelly Williamson
 

“Fall marks the end of producing things (a summer activity) and the beginning of producing insight; as we must have an end before something new may begin.” (David Burger, The Interdependence Paradigm)

Fall is a brilliant season. Some of us experience it more fully; the Midwest is tough to beat […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Life, Motivation, Swimming, Training|0 Comments

Athlete Spotlight: Deb ‘Motorhead’ Merritt

I recently spent a few minutes with Deb Merritt, who is part of our current Project 13 group training for the Dallas Marathon and Half. Project 13 is a division of Meat Fight, a nonprofit out of Dallas with the goal of raising money to help fund bikes for those living with Multiple Sclerosis. In […]