Young, Fun, and Safe: Priming Youth Athletes for Success

Last weekend, as I was enjoying a night out with my girlfriends, I caught a glimpse of the TV monitor overhead and a football game was on.  It dawned on me that this wasn’t old footage being aired on a sports show but rather a...

“Volume Control”: How to Customize a Workout to Meet Your Needs

As a fitness professional, the scope of my students this summer includes a child with Asperger’s syndrome of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and epilepsy, a collegiate soccer team, and a senior citizen with severely limited mobility.  In some cases my students and I work one-on-one;...

JumpSport. Equipment for Every Body

This summer I have had the pleasure of working with a variety of people, facilitating the tools to help them reach their personal fitness goals.  The back of my van is essentially a rolling gym with props and weights, jump ropes, balls, you name it. ...

JumpSport’s Hot Trampoline

Ok, let’s talk about JumpSport's sizzlin' hot trampoline.  It’s always heartening to be associated with a winning team.  Sure, on the sidelines, you may be the diehard fan that cheers for the underdog and rallies the troops for the team that mirrors the “Bad News Bears,”...