Yoga is not enough of a work out

My friend Megan is all about yoga. She does only yoga for a work out and stresses how difficult it is. I love making fun of her when she pushes yoga onto me. I am a gymnast. Gymnastics targets a lot of muscles in the body. Handstands take a lot of upper body strength. My…

Sister went into body building

My sister Becky used to be really self-conscious about her body. She was tall, bigger boned and had a larger frame than most girls. She used to think she was fat, manly and ugly. At first she tried taking fitness into her own hands. She tried running, jumping rope and dieting. My sister ended up…

Body wellness class for overweight grandparents

My grandparents have always struggled with their weight. Due to being overweight, they have also had quite a few health problems. They suffer from high blood pressure, cholesterol and run a high risk of a heart attack. My grandmother has gotten both hips and knees replaced. My grandfather has gotten surgery on his back recently….

How I got to be a personal trainer

I do everything from body wellness classes where people are working against injuries, to youth fitness classes that are younger athletes getting in shape of the season When I was in high school I had no idea what I wanted to do in college. I knew I liked working out, playing sports and being around…

Lazy with smart devices

Sometimes it amazes me how many technological advances have been made without humankind’s taking notice. It seems like everyone has taken our new, interconnected world for granted. No one is nearly as enthusiastic as they should be about smartphones, Wi-Fi, and all of the new home apps that keep us while wired. In fact, I…