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January 8th, 2010
05:12 PM ET

A journey about to begin

By Matt Sloane
CNN Medical Producer

A couple of months ago, we announced that Dr. Sanjay Gupta had commited to competing in the Nautica New York City Triathlon in July 2010. We also announced that we'd be picking five of you to train with him in the six months leading up to the race.

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/01/08/laura.cozik.sm.jpg caption="Laura Cozik will coach the CNN Fit Nation Challenge participants who will participate in the Nautica New York City Triathlon."]

To help our lucky winners make the transition to full-on triathletes, we needed a real expert.

That's where Laura Cozik comes in. Laura, owner of the all-female triathlon "Team Lipstick" seemed like just the right person for the task. With 25 years of fitness coaching experience, 10 years of competitive ballroom dancing experience, and voted one of New York City's top trainers, Laura knows how to motivate ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary tasks.

By ordinary, I certainly don't mean to insult any of our applicants, readers or viewers, but the reality is that most people can't just roll out of bed and run a triathlon. But with Laura's help, I hope the people we've selected can overcome their everyday challenges to accomplish this incredible goal.

Laura will also be helping all of you get fit! Each Friday, Laura will answer questions from you, from our Fit Nation Challenge participants and our producers competing alongside Sanjay and our winners. Her posts will appear weekly here on the Paging Dr. Gupta Blog. We'll also share the same training schedules that our participants are receiving, so you'll have the opportunity to train right along with them, and you're more than welcome to come cheer on Team Fit Nation July 18, 2010, in New York City.

Will you train with us? The journey begins Tuesday on American Morning at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. ET


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