Twists, Tucks, and Timing: A Look at Competitive Trampolining

Since school started, my house has become the neighborhood hang out.  It’s not because we have great snacks or cool video games, no, it’s because we have two trampolines in the backyard that the kids find so irresistible. Despite the south Florida heat, a gaggle of...

Leaping FOUR-WARD!

February 29th.  What a special day.  Leap year.  My husband and I know a couple that married on February 29th, they obviously have a great sense of humor and enjoy telling people that they have only been married four years when in reality it’s been...

Debriefing December

Well now that the holidays are just about past us, save New Year’s Eve and Day, it’s time for some reflection.  What were the strengths and weaknesses associated with this season, and how can we make next year’s better? As a fitness professional, I saw the...

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...

Livin’ My BMX Dream

In the early 80’s… I was obsessed with BMX. I had all the magazines, watched racing at the local track when I could, had just the right race bike picked out, and suddenly, without warning, I had ended up with a very heavy ‘no-name’ bike, not...