5 Ways to Exercise as a Family

Because the family that plays together stays together! With the kids on the sports team and mom or dad hitting the gym solo each week, family exercise time doesn’t come off as a top priority for most families. But you might be surprised at just how...

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...

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...

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...

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...