The One Thousand Reps Workout

I LOVE Fridays! Fridays are awesome for many reasons and one of my favorites is that I get to train with the fabulous Jill Petterson. Jill has been teaching fitness as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor for more than a decade. She is also a life long learned and always current. So her bag of tricks include tried and true moves and cutting edge techniques. There are three … [Read more...]

Never Underestimate the Power of the Mind

Today was one of those days. I woke up at 5:30 as I always do. No alarm clock, just the natural rhythm of my body. The quiet of the early morning is a moment I relish... But not today. Today I wanted nothing more than to curl up under the comforter, cover my head with a pillow and go back to sleep. Today I had a migraine! I knew the chance of going back to sleep and finding … [Read more...]

Community, The Greatest Gift of Blogfest and IDEAWorld!

I recently attended my first Blogfest and IDEAWorl conference and enjoyed four rich and fulfilling days. As I walked into our conference room on Thursday morning after enjoying a full day of Zumba instructor training with a dozen of my fellow SweatPink ambassadors, I found myself surrounded by beautiful women!  Women of all shapes and sized, all gorgeous, fit, healthy, and passionate about … [Read more...]

Such A Brave Little Girl! An Ear Piercing Adventure.

As I walked into her bedroom on Saturday morning, Sabrina peered out from under the covers, giggling excitedly "I'm getting my ears pierced today!" Ah yes, today was the day! The tradition in my family is for the girls to get their ears pierced when they turn seven years old.  I had my ears pierced at that age and somehow that became the right age for my girls as well. Sabrina had been … [Read more...]

The Gift of Perseverance

Saturday morning is a time everyone in my family looks forward to. It has become somewhat of a “fun and fit” time  as each one of us participates in a fitness activity we love. One or both of the older girls will go to volley ball practice while Cris ventures out on a 70 to 100 mile bike ride. Meanwhile Sabrina and I make our way out to Topanga Canyon for our aerial fitness classes. I don't … [Read more...]