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Becoming Elli is a group of women who are focused on healthy living and getting fit. We discuss fitness, nutrition, and ways to age gracefully.

Jill and Chris interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated.

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Oct 22, 2019

In episode #44, Chris and Jill interview Angie Ridgel and Pam Semanik, the owners and coaches at Stelleri Performance Training, about increasing performance for women over 50.

Their awards and honors are impressive and they each have earned many accolades. They started their company to work with masters athletes and their company specializes in working with athletes who have little experience with road cycling, time trials or cyclocross. They also work with multisport athletes who want to ride faster, more efficiently and smarter.

We discuss with them:

  • Different types of cycling: road, criterium, time trial, cyclocross, and gravel
  • What is considered a masters athlete in different sports
  • Motivating each other
  • How and why they started the Stelleri Speed School
  • Increasing speed and capabilities as we get older
  • Strength Training
  • Improving health and nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology and Angie's work with bike riding and Parkinson's disease as an Associate Professor at Kent State University
  • Dealing with a chronic illness and being fit

Their company website is:

On Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard time) they are hosting an informational webinar and live Q&A. More info at their website if you are interested in hearing more.

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