TTR # 24: 3 Steps to Your Best Race Ever

Steps to Your Best Race Ever
Dr. Steve Smith is an orthopedic chiropractor with more than 40 years of experience and an extensive education in chiropractic care. He has had great success helping clients with a diverse range health issues including running injuries, headaches, work related injuries, and motor vehicle accidents. He is able to treat and prevent neck, back and spine injury as well as leg and ankle injury. As an avid runner, Dr. Smith specializes in injury prevention for runners and takes his knowle...
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TTR #23: Importance of Strength Training for Runners

Importance of Strength Training for Runners
Devin is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Vice President of Operations at Evolution Physical Therapy in Los Angeles.  He works with clients at the Evolution Physical Therapy South Bay location and is passionate about helping runners and triathletes stay healthy and perform better.  He competes in marathons and triathlons of Olympic and Half Ironman distance.  He is a 2x Boston Marathon Qualifier and is currently training for the 2020 Boston Marathon. Devin gr...
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TTR #22: Injury Prevention & Recovery with Clinical Massage Therapist

Injury Prevention & Recovery with Clinical Message Therapist
My name is Wendy Keller, I’m a wellness coach and clinical massage therapist-during the week I work at a Chiropractor office in Hermosa; weekends is at my private practice in Manhattan Beach. I was a soccer player my entire youth, indoor and outdoor, until 18 when my family relocated from the Chicago burbs to Las Vegas. Vegas didn’t have any female or mixed leagues in those ancient days so I stuck to running outside and that’s when I got into hiking, cycling and yoga. Years la...
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TTR #21: Road to Antartica

Road to Antartica
Mark Minichiello, is the Head Coach and Program Administrator for the LA Road Runners since 2017, the official training program of the Los Angeles Marathon. Mark is a Boston marathon qualifier, New York marathon qualifier and Abbott World Marathon Majors Six Star finisher. Mark has completed over twenty-five marathons on four continents. Coaching History & PhilosophyMark is a USA Track and Field certified coach and both a certified RRCA Certified Level 1 Coach and a RRCA Certi...
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TTR #19: Plant-based Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Plant-based Foot and Ankle Surgeon
I was born and raised in Tokyo Japan. Finished high school in Tokyo and moved to the US to attend college.  I didn’t plan for it initially, but I ended up going to medical school & got a job in Los Angeles. Now I’m married and with a dog... so I’m happily stuck in Los Angeles.  As for the athletics, I was an avid soccer player & coach; but it got harder to find a team to play for. I started dabbling in cycling, which led me to dabble in triathlon and eventually an Ir...
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TTR #18: Having Fun with Running

I live in a little house with a big yard in Manhattan Beach with my husband Mike, human child Nate, and the fur kids, Dexter (sweet old chocolate Lab) and Hawkeye (crazy orange tabby cat). Nate is 18 and attending El Camino College. My dad was in the Navy when I was little, so we moved around quite a bit, but I mostly grew up in the Washington, DC area, and then went to college in Vermont. After college, a friend and I drove across the country to live in LA, pretty much on a whim. I’ve now ...
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TTR #17: A Running Pioneer, Author and Coach

Writer and Certified Coach, Level Two for both, USA Track and Field and USA Triathlon; and Level One, Certified Coach, Road Runners Club of America. David A. Levine, is co-author of the Complete Idiots Guide to Marathon Training, which came out worldwide in 2012. Runner’s World Magazine has quoted him. He is a certified Coach, Level Two, with USA Track & Field and Level Two with USA Triathlon, both signatories of the US Olympic Committee.  Recently, he received his Level On...
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TTR #16: Fighting Autoimmune Disease with Triathlons

Jasmine Moezzi is a 25 year old Iranian-American Triathlete, Chronic Illness Warrior/Advocate, KEEN Los Angeles volunteer, and world traveler. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Southern California and is currently employed at Equinox Culver City. She proudly represents Iracelikeagirl International Women's Team founded by her coach and biggest inspiration, Pro Triathlete Angela Naeth. ...
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TTR #15: Losing 55 lbs in 8 months and helping start a running club

losing 55 lbs in 8 months
Michael Weisberg considers running to be more than a passion, but a way of live. He ran his first 5K race when he was seven and ran track & field through high school. After a lengthy hiatus and significant weight gain, Michael started training for his first marathon, the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon. In addition to losing 55 pounds in 8 months, he rekindled his love of running. Since then he has run 9 marathons and over 20 half-marathons. Michael Weisberg: Losing 55lbs in 8 months ...
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