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...

Out and About, Summer 2012!

With summer in full swing, I offer you a bucket list to make the most out of the season, enjoy! The summer is ripe for the picking and offers innumerable opportunities to engage our bodies, our minds and our energy to doing good things. Whether to...

Let’s Travelcise!

Travelcise: Travel-sized Workouts Anyplace, Anytime! According to the newspapers, travel among Americans is up. Summer is traditionally the season for families to drive or fly to national parks, visit with relatives, or just hit the trail. Many of us who exercise on a regular basis sometimes...

Paddle Board Training

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Training and Conditioning on the JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Have you taken a trip to the beach lately? Waterways, fresh and salty, are increasingly becoming dotted with vertical figures holding long paddles that peel the water out and away from a long board....

Michelle Hanlon-Mascari

  An Interview with Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, Master JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Instructor This week I had the opportunity to have a “walk and talk” with Master JumpSport Fitness™ Trampoline Instructor, Michelle Hanlon-Mascari.  Michelle has been with JumpSport for almost two years, and she is as passionate about teaching...

National Dance Week: Move Your Body Freely

Last week was National Dance Week and thousands of classes across the nation took part in celebrating the art of dance, so in case you missed out, read on! Dance by its very nature is expressive and is a body of creativity constantly morphing and growing.  A...

Nutrition Series, 2

Nutrition, Article 2 with Brandi Thompson, RD Ages and Stages: The Nutritional Needs of Children and Seniors The second article for National Nutrition month and our 3 part nutrition series brings us to the nutritional needs of children and senior citizens.  Registered Dietician, Brandi Thomspon of ABCDEat Right, answers...

Nutrition Series, 1

Nutrition Series, Article 1 with Brandi Thompson, RD March is National Nutrition Month, and because of this, I have teamed up with registered dietician Brandi Thompson to teach us about the breadth and scope of nutrition.  In the following nutrition series blogs we will learn what...