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Ate too much on Thanksgiving? Let these Starbucks powerlifters inspire you

Ate too much on Thanksgiving? Let these Starbucks powerlifters inspire you

Keith Cunningham was catching his breath on an incline in downtown Seattle a decade and a half ago when a white-haired woman twice his age marched past him. "This isn’t that steep a climb," he thought to himself. "This is getting ridiculous." Becky Moore had a similar experience on the very same hill. “I was having a hard time going up the hill from 2nd to 3rd Avenue,” Moore recalled. “I’d have to catch my breath. I needed help lifting boxes and I said, “This has got to change.’” That’s one of several curious parallels in stories the two Starbucks partners (employees) tell about their transformations from out-of-shape office workers to world-class athletes. Cunningham, who is a paralegal, and Moore, a project manager, are both supported by the Starbucks Elite Athlete Program , which provides funding and scheduling flexibility for training and travel to amateur competitors ...

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