The Value of Coaching & My 1st Tumbling Lesson

A week away from my 31st birthday, and amidst 50 screaming little girls that were less than half my age, I had my first private tumbling lesson. This has been in the works for a while – ever since I found out that there were still adults out there doing gymnastics as part of their[..]

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A Primer on TRX

I have been certified in TRX  teaching for 3 years to athletes and exercisers in the Chicagoland area, and just began teaching athletes via skype/internet across the country. While training with a Fitness Pro is ideal, there are lots of you who have TRX in your home now, and one thing my clients consistently tell me is[..]

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It’s time for Urbanathalon Training! – Run Report

I’ve grown to love running without my ipod. It brings me back to when I trained for & ran the Chicago Marathon, and the only way to listen to portable music was to haul around one of those belts that held your cd player. For 20+ miles? No thank you! Sure an ipod is nice for[..]

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Write your story, but be open to revisions along the way

As we grow older, one thing we get really good at is telling “our story.” Our story is made up of everything that got us to where we are now. What our story was not meant  to be, though, was a crutch- or explanation-  for why we are (or are not) one thing or another. I get[..]

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