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Dave McMahon and Lise Meloche first met on the National Biathlon Team and formed a lasting personal and professional partnership centred around skiing. Lise raced two Olympic games and 200 World Cups; winning 7 medals, including four (4) Gold and a World Championship title. Dave was Canadian National Champion, ranked 3rd in the World for summer biathlon, and represented Canada at the World Snowshoe Championships and World Loppet circuit. Dave is an elite winter triathlete and trail runner. Together, Dave and Lise: wrote the cross-country ski manual; built an independent film production company; produced several award winning films on skiing; launched a skiing channel viewership of two-million subscribers; and mentored thousands of people to ski through natural fitness lab - the largest skiing, snowshoeing and trail running program in the country. Who’s Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 3 1999 by Bob Ferguson ISBN 1-894282-00-0.


“Living and coaching natural fitness through clean oxygen fed sport.”

Your homework before class...Checkout our resource centre where you can read manuals and watch videos

Read the Waiver before continuing...

In 2012, Lise and Dave were honoured and humbled to receive the Community Builder Award 2012 from the Ottawa, Endurance Community, and Canadian Trail Running Magazine, Contributers of the Year.











  • Detailed Training Guide
  • Training video and materials
  • Face-to-Face coaching during scheduled practice only
  • Sport-specific training program (based upon your fitness level, race distance, training mode and goals)
  • Individual Pacing Tables
  • Technical video analysis
  • Program profiling for peak race performances and post race analysis
  • Review of training and race telemetry
  • Technique Program
  • Mental Training Program
  • Analysis of Fitness testing


  • Custom Program for national or international event
  • Elite or National Team Athletes
  • Grandfathered athletes


The coach needs to see the athlete at practice and receive regular feedback. The most successful athletes follow their program, attend practice, keep a log and communicate with their coach, training partners and competitors.




I am medically fit to undertake strenuous exercise. I understand that I will have opportunities to discuss all aspects of my program with the coaches and ultimately It is my decision to follow the exercise advice. I will provide feedback to the coaches. I hereby release the XCZONE.TV and Natural Fitness Lab, its members or agents, sponsors and persons or organizations from all liability for any injuries, loss or damages which may result directly or indirectly from personal coaching.