Obsession

Since last August when she arrived, I have rarely spent a day without getting in her saddle. I pedaled and huffed and puffed. I got a professional fitting, I joined the cult, ahem, the Power Zone Pack. New shoes came, as well as a more powerful fan. I have cycled my legs off for about … Continue reading Obsession

9 Years

The notification that I've had this little corner of the internet for 9 years popped up today. Laughing, I joked to my husband that other than him and the kids I don't think I've ever committed to anything that long. The thought took me back to where we were 9 years ago: getting ready for … Continue reading 9 Years

Trainer Essentials: Hiring a Quality Trainer

I'm in the process of transition as my minions will be out of school for summer and I will be dialing down my workload. I'm having daily conversations with clients about their programs and where they go from here. The question that keeps coming up is, "What should I be looking for when hiring a … Continue reading Trainer Essentials: Hiring a Quality Trainer

Teaching Gumption

"Pull the dumbbell up like this," I told her, "as if you are pulling the cord on a lawn mower." I had borrowed this phrase from my trainer, because it accurately illustrates the movement I wanted her to perform. To this day I cannot start my¬†lawnmower and not think of this move, and my trainer. … Continue reading Teaching Gumption