As a lifelong asthma sufferer I discovered how important exercise was at helping me control my asthma when I started running in high school. I feel so fortunate to have discovered this at a relatively young age as it allowed me to prevent asthma from controlling my life.
Ever since then I have been a recreational and competitive athlete. Recreationally I hike,bike, ski, and kayak. Competitively I am an endurance runner, competing in events ranging from 5k to marathon distance.
Experiencing the medicinal powers of exercise gave me a passion for fitness and a strong desire to help others use exercise to improve their lives. My goal is to help people live healthier, happier lives by arming them with the knowledge and ability to make fitness a lifestyle.
As a result, I became certified by The International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA) in 1998; then by The American Council on Exercise(ACE) in 1999. Through my education and experiences I have learned techniques to help you get the most out of your training. This involves not only making your workouts more efficient, but also more enjoyable. As a Masters athlete(a.k.a over 40) I have learned that with the proper approach to training, getting older doesn't have to mean slowing down.
Over the years I have had the pleasure of working with individuals ranging from Olympic athletes to those who are new to exercise. Whatever your history is, it will be my pleasure to help you develop the level of fitness you desire and the quality of life you deserve.
Medical Exercise Specialist (ACE)
Personal Trainer (ACE)
Maurice "Moe" Brown
One of the highest certifications awarded by the American Council on Exercise. I am currently the only individual in VT holding this certification.
Achievements (professional and other)
Gold Certified Medical Exercise Specialist(ACE)
American Council On Exercise Certified Personal Trainer since 1999
Navy Seals Peak Running Performance Clinic Leader
In 2006 I had the honor of being asked by the Navy to lead a running clinic for Seal candidates. The purpose of the clinic was to coach them on how to train efficiently and achieve peak performance; thus aiding in their ability to pass their physical screening test.
Top 10% Finisher: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2011
Top 5% Finisher: 2008 New York City Marathon
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Invited guest speaker at local & national companies / agencies including;
the University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Health Care, and The Dept of Homeland Security
Ran a marathon personal record (3:02) in 2012 at the age of 46.
My personal goal is to challenge the standards for age related decline in
performance in the marathon and athletics as a whole.
Founding member of the Men's Health Fitness Council
Invited by Men's Health magazine to be on their fitness council to advise on various fitness topics
for their website and magazine.