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...

Blackboard Bottle Craft

You know those yummy coffee drinks you can buy at the market?  The ones that come in glass bottles shaped like old fashioned milk bottles?  I’ve always felt somewhat guilty throwing them away even if they can be recycled.  They just seem so...

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...

An Emergency Compliment!

Emergency Compliment: when you're having a rough day, second guessing yourself, at the end of your rope, and someone pays you a compliment that turns it all around.   Working at a company JumpSport Trampolines, we all do a lot of things that are not necessarily in...

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 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...