Purchasing a Trampoline

The Fundamentals of Purchasing a Trampoline What brings back childhood memories faster than playing in the backyard?  A few years ago, as the warmer weather approached, I decided purchasing a trampoline for our family was a great idea so we could spend time together...

The Friendship Project, Part 3

The book of friendship continues to make it’s way around the United States reinforcing the importance of and power behind friendships.  Here are some of the latest entries. Track the book’s journey on the map below. #4 - Annie from Kennebunk, ME wrote:       #5  & #6 -...

Out and About, Summer 2012!

With summer in full swing, I offer you a bucket list to make the most out of the season, enjoy! The summer is ripe for the picking and offers innumerable opportunities to engage our bodies, our minds and our energy to doing good things. Whether to...

Let’s Travelcise!

Travelcise: Travel-sized Workouts Anyplace, Anytime! According to the newspapers, travel among Americans is up. Summer is traditionally the season for families to drive or fly to national parks, visit with relatives, or just hit the trail. Many of us who exercise on a regular basis sometimes...

Stay hydrated!

                     Summer is officially here! Drink up to stay hydrated! The sun is beaming on top of the northern hemisphere and it can be brutally hot.  For many, this is the time of year when the outdoors...

Small Revolution Series: Try Bento boxes!

The other day while surfing around on the endless TV channels, my children and I agreed to watch “Despicable Me."  My young cubs enjoyed half of the movie until they fell asleep and needed to be carried to their beds.  Needless to say I chose...

Michelle Hanlon-Mascari

  An Interview with Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, Master JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Instructor This week I had the opportunity to have a “walk and talk” with Master JumpSport Fitness™ Trampoline Instructor, Michelle Hanlon-Mascari.  Michelle has been with JumpSport for almost two years, and she is as passionate about teaching...

New to the gym?

  New to the Gym? What is THAT? Equipment Demystified.. For many people, a fitness facility, be it a gym or studio is- at least in the beginning- a scary, intimidating place. The Scene: Transformer looking pieces of equipment; huge with hard angles.  People looking absolutely comfortable and in control of...