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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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2015 Bucket List (Midterm Report)

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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.)