Category Archives: Getting Fit

Small steps led to big changes for Orrington man

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A year ago, Kyle Killip bravely showed up for my high-intensity sports training class. He’d decided to take part in a “Lose 20 Pounds in 20 Months” challenge I was holding to celebrate the publication of my book. Kyle’s life took a turn for the different after that class, which tended to cater to the […]

I’d rather do 100 burpees than vacuum my tiny living room

I hate doing housework. I dread it and dislike it the entire time I’m doing it. I’ve tried everything to make myself look forward to my time puttering around my home. I just can’t. Meh. However, I do enjoy the result. Entering my kitchen and seeing clean counters and a shiny sink? Awesome. Settling into […]

Two years ago, she had a stroke; two months from now, she’s taking the bikini stage

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One of the things I do as a fitness professional is help people get ready to compete in physique competitions. You know, like bodybuilders and figure and bikini athletes. I gotta tell you, every one of my clients betrays the stereotype society tends to hold of people who get involved in such things. They’re focused […]