Holidays are approaching and, as we head toward the finish line of 2016, I stop and admire the kindred spirit we have cultivated in the studio this year. I see Star clients welcoming new clients with open arms (often literally…) and encouraging each other to their personal best…whether that’s a heavier weight in BodyPump or to venture into a […]
Tasked to come up with a “text-sized” snippet to describe the martial arts form of Muay Thai, my BodyCombat training team ran through the obvious… The Art of 8 Limbs Blood Sport The National Sport of Thailand …but, in delving deeper into what made Muay Thai so “deadly” distinctive from the other martial arts, we found our golden nugget: […]
Up until two weeks ago, my answer to the question, “Are you still competing?” has been, “No, I’m teaching too much.” or, “No, I’m focusing on the studio.”, which would often evoke quizzical looks. A common misconception about bikini training (or fitness, in general) is that you must spend an inordinate amount of time working […]
Last year at this time, I was earning healthy six figures at a prominent investment bank. When my team was eliminated in mid-February, I had an advantage not many who lose their jobs get: a severance package. When you work for eleven years at a top-tier investment bank, the severance package is substantial because few […]
Oftentimes, we give ourselves permission to overdo or we overdo unknowingly thinking it will help us get closer to our fitness goals when it, in fact, takes us farther away.
In the mid-nineties, I was a bank teller when ATMs came onto the scene. In the mid 2010s, I am a fitness instructor watching the fitness industry’s version of the ATM machine come onto the scene.