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Downers grove, Illinois
I'm a father of 4, husband to an amazing woman, and an endurance enthusiast.  In 1995 I ran the Chicago Marathon and then basically stopped exercising and gained a lot of weight. In late 2007, I began a slow journey back to fitness. In fits and starts, I tried a variety of things,... Full Bio
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#Hikerchat Snowshoe

Last week, I was in Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show. While the show was great (many posts forthcoming), one of the...

Winter Camping: Starved Rock State Park

The polar vortices came, we hunkered down, but when they momentarily left, we took the opportunity a few weekends ago to head over to Starved Rock...

2015 Bucket List

If you're like most people, you probably have some sort of Bucket List, with dream destinations or activities you hope to get to at some point in...

L.L. Bean Trail Model Hunting Pack

Last month, when I went to the Kettle Moraine Southern Unit in Wisconsin to do some segment hiking of the Ice Age Trail, I wanted to get a new...

10 Essentials

(This post was originally published on the Men'sHealth MVP Network .) There’s an old saying about adventure. Mountaineer Ed Viesturs’ version...

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Jun 24 2013 by Erin Spineto

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Jan 09 2012 by KovasP

I recently tried out NeoCell Sport's Whey Isolate Protein powder drink mix. I can't believe how much protein is packed into each scoop! No artificial anything, no sugar, great option for getting protein. Want to win your own to try in Vanilla or chocolate? Head over to Women's Endurance Gear for your chance to win! (Ends Thursday January 12th, 2012.)