What does it mean to be a fit mama? There are gifts in every day…it need not be reserved for birthday week (or weeks plural as this self-professed brat sees it!) Today, the gift was unexpected. I was teaching my last class before vacation…willPower Barre-Fusion with one of my mother-daughter client duos (typically trio). The […]
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: […]
When strength training, we must lose the mentality we would employ in everyday life — how to lift this weight or perform this exercise as efficiently as possible. ef·fi·cient (əˈfiSHənt) achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. Efficient implies conservation…conservation of energy…conservation of muscle. Think about it. If you were to bend down and […]
The saying, “Garbage in, garbage out” reminds us that our projections are only as good as the quality of our data and the quality of our assumptions. These projections could pertain to a revenue forecast, a weather forecast, or…your personal fitness forecast. As an investment banker, I used analytics to create meaningful insight from financial statements. […]
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 […]
We attempt to hide our deepest struggles behind a mask, a new purse…or perhaps a wig. Our external appearance attempts to convince everyone that everything’s ok…business as usual…I’m fine…I’m really, really… NOT fine. Why is it easier to share our little annoyances, grievances, and the external wrongs in our lives, but the deep painful internal […]
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.