Water Aerobics

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...

Dance for Fitness

Dance for Weight Loss

We are officially in the running of 2012.  Regardless that it’s only been a couple weeks and that some Christmas lights are still twinkling after dusk, for those of who have made resolutions or are working off holiday splurges, 2012 is in full swing. Since the...

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...

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...

healthy teens

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...