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How Marissa Went from the Couch to a Half-Marathon

"Transforming from someone who couldn’t run up the stairs without being winded to someone who can proudly say that they completed a half marathon is one of the most unbelievable and marvellous feelings in the world."

How Marissa Went from the Couch to a Half-Marathon

Marissa's Journey to Greater Self-Confidence

Fast food used to be Marissa's ultimate vice. The more she consumed it, the heavier she became. "I gained 40 pounds in two years," she recalled. "I didn't go to the gym at all either. [Somebody on YouTube] mentioned PumpUp. I decided to check it out and fell in love." 

Marissa's Journey to Greater Self-Confidence