The JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Excercise

BACKGROUND The Fitness Trampoline by Jump Sport is an at-home workout option that includes a mobile mini trampoline and DVD workouts that correspond with it. The workouts are demonstrated by Kathy Jo Burgett, Jeff McMullen and two assistants for each workout. The JumpSport trampoline combines high quality...

Laughing is Healthy!

Laughing While It Hurts: Giggling Your Way to Healthy Laughing is healthy, in fact, 'laughter is the best medicine.'  We've all heard this, haven’t we? As I have had the opportunity to grow older and wiser, I now listen to endemic words of wisdom such as these...

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...

Grass-Fed Beef & Vegetarian Hens?

Every week, I receive an email from SeaBreeze Organic Farms.  This is thee place to get local meats, eggs, cheeses, milks, and more.  Usually the email begins with a “Don’t forget your cooler” (they make local stops where people pick up their orders), but the...

Why Shop? Swap! Back to School Tips!

All around the US, children and their parents, teachers, and mentors are ramping up for the beginning of the 2012/2013  school year.  Some schools, like ours' in south Florida, have already begun while others will open their doors after Labor Day.  It’s always a time of excitement,...

Can the Olympics Inspire a Generation?

Turn on your TV or visit your internet browser homepage and there is  bound to be news of the Olympics.  The number of sports is astounding!  The theme of this year's Summer Olympics is "Inspire a Generation."  Globally, people have become more sedentary; their diets have...

Bumps and Bruises? Seek Arnica!

It’s the time of year where we find ourselves on bikes, navigating tight corners to reach the lawn mower, or getting banged-into at crowded venues.  Later in the day, a black and blue mark emerges, with a dull pain radiating from the site. At a recent visit with...

Gluten-Free, Explained!

My summer travels have served as muses for this blog.  Last week’s Top 20 was inspired by my time in Seattle and Vancouver.  The exercise program on-the-go was completely selfish as the kids and I are nomadic for the month of July.  Here on our...