Giving Gifts

Practical Gift Giving

Give Like the Man in the Red Suit: Deliver Smiles for Miles! - A guide to practical gift giving Where do you stand in your gift list? Let me make the disclaimer here for anyone sick and tired of hearing about gift-giving: I am a Quaker...

ECA Thrive Miami 2011

JumpSport Trampolines at ECA World Fitness

It’s sunny and in the 70’s here in South Florida, and people are flying from all over the country, no less than the globe, to participate in ECA Thrive in Fort Lauderdale at the Harbor Beach Hotel, November 10-13, 2011! It was one year ago that...

Autumn

October: Gourd-geous!

October: Gourd-geous & Fancy Free! The tilt of the earth’s axis heralds in the harvest season. No matter where you live in the northern hemisphere, Autumn is in full motion.  Perhaps you live in a place where the leaves are in their glory; country roads are...

Exercise clothes

Oh What to Wear? Part 2

Deciding what to wear is a question we ponder on a daily basis.  Since I have been mentoring and coaching teenagers, I know that this decision is a particularly intense one and usually requires a serious tete-e-tete each day after school. Whether or not you are...

Cheer Shoes for Trampoline Training_Heidi

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...

black&white football on beach

Hut Hut, JUMP!

As summer comes to a close and autumn just days away, our culture shifts its attention from vacations and beaches to football and pumpkins. Coming from a long line of collegiate coaches and plain ol’ sports fans, Sundays have once again been usurped by kickoff....

Sand Dance

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...

carbon-footprint

Healthy Living for a Fit Planet

This week I’m launching a series called “Healthy Living for a Fit Planet.”  As an avid newspaper junkie, I have been haunted by the daily deluge of images coming out of the Horn of Africa. The rail thin bodies of young and old alike born...