Master Fitness Trainer / Nutritonal Consultant
ULTRAMAN Florida - I ran 52.4 miles
ULTRAMAN Florida - I ran 52.4 miles
140.6 mile Ironman Finisher!
140.6 mile Ironman Finisher!
Ironman Tough!
Ironman Tough!
Ironman Triathlete!
Ironman Triathlete!
Push Yourself to the Limit
Push Yourself to the Limit
Being Physically Active can be Done Everywhere
Being Physically Active can be Done Everywhere
Finished my first 50 mile run
Finished my first 50 mile run
Mixing up your Workouts keeps your Body Guessing
Mixing up your Workouts keeps your Body Guessing
Reached my Super Spartan Race goal of being top 4 out of 3000 competitors
Reached my Super Spartan Race goal of being top 4 out of 3000 competitors
  • Previous
  • Next

About me

I'm a native of Washington, DC, and the Columbia Heights neighborhood. I started my health and fitness journey as a young child. I have two older brothers who were always active and very competitive. Keeping up with them was a constant challenge, whether running from our house to school, riding our bikes or playing football. Up through my teenage years, every situation was competitive when I was around my brothers and friends.

When I went to college, however, my activity level decreased. I was no longer around my active family and friends. Little by little, the pounds started to accumulate, although I was able to maintain my weight for the most part. After college, I entered the world of office work by way of the insurance business. My average work week was 50 plus hours, leaving me with less time for physical activity and increasing my stress levels. Before I knew it, I had gained an excessive amount of weight and did not have the energy or drive to take care of myself. I ate out for almost every meal, and it usually was fast food.

One day in 2004, I went to the doctor for my annual physical. I found out that I was obese and at borderline risk for cardiovascular disease. That was the turning point for me. I started out with baby steps. I began to eat more nutritious foods and take longs walks. Little by little, the weight started to come off. I kept increasing my physical activity level and eating healthily. By mid-2005, I had lost over 70 pounds. It could have taken me less time to lose this weight had I invested in professional assistance, such as a personal trainer and dietician. Since then, I've kept the weight off, and my physical appearance has transformed. My success with a healthy and active lifestyle gave me the passion to inspire others to reach their physical goals. My new lifestyle is why I'm a fitness trainer today. I believe that if I can do it, anyone can. It starts out with motivation and taking those small steps to achieve the big goal in mind.

It works! Manur before and after starting training

Fitness Accomplishments

Spartan Race Ultra Beast Killington, VT, USA September 16th, 2017 11:36:24
28th out of 174
Competitive Tier
Spartan Race Sprint
(Stadium Series)
Washington, DC, USA July 22nd, 2017 39:43
62 out of 216 Elite Tier
ULTRAMAN 321.6 Florida Orlando, FL, US February 19th -21st 2016 31:22:10
22nd out 37
(World Class Triathlete)
Men's Fitness Ultimate Athlete Games Tuxedo Park, NY, USA October 18th, 2014 13:14:14
24th Place
(Top Tier Finisher)
IRONMAN 140.6 Lake Placid Lake Placid, NY, USA July 27th, 2014 12:19:42
1009th out of 2764
IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman Cambridge, MD, USA June 8th, 2014 5:06:32
387th out of 2,100
Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York
(112 Mile Cycle Ride)
New York, NY, USA May 18th, 2014 5:19:43
133rd out of 5,000
Kinetic Sprint Triathlon Spotsylvania, VA, USA May 10th, 2014 1:24:59
69th out of 586
La Vuelta 400 mile cycling
Tour De Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Island January 24-26th, 2014 Peloton A & B 25 - 35mph
Super Spartan Race Nellysford, VA, USA August 25th, 2013 2:26:29,
Top 4 out of 3000
American Ninja Warrior Miami, FL, USA   May, 2013 Qualifying competitor
Bull Run Run 50 Miler Ultra Marathon Bull Run, VA, USA April 14, 2012 9:37:57
Metro Dash Obstacle Course   Oxon Hill, MD, USA   July 9, 2011 7:32, Top 5 out of 3000  
Results the Gym 300 Workout Challenge Washington, DC, USA  November 15, 2009 13:45, First Place
Marine Corps Marathon Washington, DC, USA October 25, 2009 3:10:19, Boston Qualifier
Suntrust National Marathon Washington, DC, USA March 21, 2009 3:28:23
JFK 20K Washington, DC, USA January 17, 2009 1:37:20
National Personal Training Institute
Jacobs Ladder Machine
Orlando, FL, USA   January 7, 2008 1:25:15, First Place,
All-Time Record


Contact me. Se habla Español.