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...

“Volume Control”: How to Customize a Workout to Meet Your Needs

As a fitness professional, the scope of my students this summer includes a child with Asperger’s syndrome of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and epilepsy, a collegiate soccer team, and a senior citizen with severely limited mobility.  In some cases my students and I work one-on-one;...

Start Shaping Up Your Stamina and Confidence for the New School Year

For young people still in school, the summer is a time of transformation. Seeing one’s peers on a regular basis affords young people an opportunity to recreate themselves. The new school year gives students a new beginning, a chance to start fresh. As the 2010-2011 school...

What to Do When Your Workout Rubs You the Wrong Way

Last week’s blog post was all about how to dress when you exercise and the impact it can have on your workout. It also touched on the possibility of injury when dressing uncomfortably (remember short shorts and wide elastic bands causing my cousin to...

JumpSport Fitness Trampoline demo at FitBoston

JumpSport Can Change it up!

  The JumpSport Fitness Trampoline: A Great Fit for FitBoston Bloggers and Routine Variety If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Heard that before, right? Well, it’s not exactly the approach you want to take when working out. Take, for instance, my older sister. She runs nearly every...

Tips to Create the Soundtrack to Your Ultimate Workout

Music Playlist to Rev Up Your Workout

Someone once said, “Music is what feelings sound like.” When we move our bodies, music is the soundtrack. Recently I have been exercising with a new friend. She adores the pool, and while I teach water aerobics twice a week, I rarely find myself actually...

Trampoline Class

Trampoline Training Workouts: The Series, Part I

The key to success in Trampoline Training is simplicity. “You have to honor the piece of equipment,” says Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, a Master Instructor for JumpSport Fitness Trampoline™, “It’s a trampoline - you have to keep the moves basic to ensure your participant’s success. When people...