What is Childhood Obesity?

I guess that cartoon really says it all….what is childhood obesity?  And more importantly, how can we help our kids not experience it?   How do we keep kids engaged and active?  How to we keep them outside and moving?    Getting kids moving, active and outside...

Dogs, walking, parenting and trampolines…

Most of the blogs I write for JumpSport are about exercise or trying to stay healthy while balancing work and motherhood, etc.  Being a new parent and only having one child, I try to steer clear of discussing parenting or making grand parental statements.  Today,...

Road to Fitbloggin- part 6

Road to Fitbloggin:  One week to go and how many pounds? Fitbloggin is next week!  This is JumpSport Fitness 3rd year in a row as a sponsor.  It is a cool event run by even cooler people.  I am very excited:  t-shirts are ordered, workout towels...

An Emergency Compliment!

Emergency Compliment: when you're having a rough day, second guessing yourself, at the end of your rope, and someone pays you a compliment that turns it all around.   Working at a company JumpSport Trampolines, we all do a lot of things that are not necessarily in...

Road to FitBloggin’- part 5

Road to FitBloggin:  Winning THE Bet! After a week of no carbs, daily bouncing and some pretty long walks, I was able to pull off another win!  For the second month in a row both Milt and I won our DietBet!  If you are competitive person...

Road to Fitbloggin’-part 4

Road to Fitbloggin:  The First Epic Failure I have been a little resistant to writing this blog entry.  That is not true; I have been very resistant to writing this blog entry.  Why?  Because I am failing at something.  And who wants to admit that?   I am...

Road to Fitbloggin’ -part 3

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Exercise: Friend or Foe? How to survive a holiday weekend built around BBQ, beer and cake?  No clue.  I could have chosen to stay home, hunker down and pretend that everyone else wasn’t really out having fun spending time with their...

Road to Fitbloggin’- part 2

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Reboot the Diet:  Where Does All the Time Go? One of the benefits of working at a fitness company is we are encouraged to take time during our days to simply move.   At the JumpSport Trampoline's corporate office, there is a...