Posts in category "Humor"

Lecture me on pork and beef? Puh-lease!

Lecture me on pork and beef? Puh-lease!
I am an open-minded person, believe me. But I must admit, that I do find it quite disturbing, and downright amusing, when people attempt to lecture me on the negative effects of eating beef and pork, when I’m sitting there lean and fit, and they’re sitting there as big as a cow and a pig!... Read more »

5 Signs of an Outstanding Group Fitness Instructor

5 Signs of an Outstanding Group Fitness Instructor
The famous poet Goethe is noted for having said that “Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it” over two centuries ago, and yet his description still rings true today.  As a group fitness instructor who’s seen it all, I find this timeless truth displayed boldly and beautifully when I am in an outstanding and... Read more »

Today I'm on the Steve Harvey Show!

Today I'm on the Steve Harvey Show!
I’m so excited! Today is the day my husband and I will be featured guests on The Steve Harvey Show! Everybody asks us how did we get on the show, and I must admit I had nothing to do with it. My husband wrote in to the show a year ago expressing his desire to... Read more »
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Good Lord! I can't eat microwave popcorn either? Confessions from a Fitness Trainer, Part 1

Good Lord! I can't eat microwave popcorn either? Confessions from a Fitness Trainer, Part 1
Okay, here’s the truth. I love teaching fitness classes and participants love me just the same. My dream is to travel the world as a health and fitness spokesperson. As a mom of six, I am in great shape but I train hard to look even better. I mean, it’s one thing to be an... Read more »

Scandal is too scandalous for me

Scandal is too scandalous for me
I tried to be supportive, but the fact is, Scandal has just gotten too scandalous–and ridiculous–for me! For the entire first season, I’d never even seen the show. I would see the comments posted on people’s Facebook pages and felt like I wasn’t missing much, but everyone just kept talking about it. Then, this past... Read more »

Scared of Kindergarten

Scared of Kindergarten
Finding a school should be a fun thing. But with everything I know about Chicago Public Schools and their competing charters, I don’t know what I’m going to do this Fall. In short, I’m scared of kindergarten for my twin five year old girls. Presently they are in a free full-day Pre-K program at Burke... Read more »
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Fat Fitness Pros: Do you respect them?

Fat Fitness Pros: Do you respect them?
Obesity. A disease that now impacts every race, culture, class, and profession–even the fitness industry. I remember as a teen being completely enamored by Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons as they bopped around in neon outfits, headbands, and leg warmers encouraging us to get up and move. I thought being a fitness expert was fun... Read more »

Three simple ways to tell your trainer is inexperienced

Three simple ways to tell your trainer is inexperienced
Do you ever question your personal trainer’s expertise? Ever feel like you might be doing unsafe exercises? Don’t ignore your feelings. Trust your gut. Honor your body and good God-given common sense to know that if something don’t feel right, it ain’t right. Here are three simple ways to tell your trainer is inexperienced. Number 1.... Read more »

One exercise I never want to see another woman do again!

One exercise I never want to see another woman do again!
I have had it! I mean really. Yes, I am a fitness spokesperson, and yes, I teach group fitness classes, and yes, I have a heart and passion for helping people. But just like Jesus got annoyed and irritated by people’s lack of faith, I too, get irritated by seeing the most ridiculous asinine exercises... Read more »
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Dr. Oz and the amazing S-shaped poop

Dr. Oz and the amazing S-shaped poop
Dr. Oz and the amazing S-shaped poop. I know, right? Sounds like a story right out of child’s fairy tale,or better yet, an off-Broadway production. Can’t you just see  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoats standing around examining Dr. Oz’s amazing S-shaped poop? Well, I can because that’s exactly what I did at 6:30 this... Read more »
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