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Lizzy Kemp Salvato
Walking is my passion! I was first introduced to racewalking in 1981 and fell in love with the sport. I discovered that with a little training, my legs could carry me fast and far. I earned a spot on the National Racewalking Team and qualified for the 1992 Olympic Trials 10K Walk in New Orleans. My quest to learn more resulted in a Masterís Degree in Exercise Physiology from San Diego State University.

I have worked professionally in various hospital settings including Cardiac Rehabilitation, Weight Management and Corporate Fitness. While my two children were babies I taught prenatal and postnatal fitness. As a walking coach with Team In Training for six years, I have shared proper walking form and marathon training with thousands of walkers. Walking is great because anyone can do it, old or young, fit or sedentary. Itís fun, itís easy and it works! I can help you ďwinĒ at your health, fitness and athletic goals too!

Personal Bests
American Record Holder in 50 and 100 mile Walk
Olympic Trials Qualifier- 1984 Demo, 1992
Marathon-4:15, Half Marathon 1:56, 10K 49:50

Certifications
B.A. Physical Education, S.D.S.U.
M.A. Applied Exercise Physiology, S.D.S.U.
ACE certified Personal Trainer
CPR and First Aid certified


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