Low Impact and Lovin’ It!

About three months ago, I almost resigned from a teaching position I’d held for quite some time.  My decision had nothing to do with anything relating to human resources or a clash of personalities.  The issue at hand was impact.  You see, as the daughter...

GREAT AlleyOOP Review

Wendy Cushing was kind enough to write us a great review on Amazon:   "We LOVE our AlleyOOP!  We purchased it for our daughter for her 5th birthday two years ago, and I have to say it is one of the best investments we have ever made. ...

Oh What to Wear? Part 1

An oft-asked question faced time and time again: What to wear? Whether going to work, school, or a formal affair, we ponder our wardrobes. While the gym seems a no-brainer for outfitting oneself, gym rats are all the wiser. Additionally, with regard to “chub-rub” or...

Steady Rising Means Lifting Head Out of Sand

I love those blood pressure cuffs found at supermarkets and pharmacies.  I’m the first one to jump on the seat. Quiet is my mind, while I feel the cuff tighten around my arm and open my eyes to magical numbers. My healthy blood pressure has always...

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...

What to Do When Your Workout Rubs You the Wrong Way

Last week’s blog post was all about how to dress when you exercise and the impact it can have on your workout. It also touched on the possibility of injury when dressing uncomfortably (remember short shorts and wide elastic bands causing my cousin to...

JumpSport Fitness Trampoline demo at FitBoston

JumpSport Can Change it up!

  The JumpSport Fitness Trampoline: A Great Fit for FitBoston Bloggers and Routine Variety If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Heard that before, right? Well, it’s not exactly the approach you want to take when working out. Take, for instance, my older sister. She runs nearly every...

Are You Dressed For Workout Success?

Last night, I was all set to work my cousin out on softball drills to help her prepare for her high school team tryouts. To the observer, I may as well have been a pack mule. My heavy burden consisted of: several cones, a four-and-a-half-foot...