Spring Workout Intensive III – Evenings

Spring Workout Intensive II: May 21 – June 7, 2012

Join us for a special 3-week fitness program to get in shape with speed, intensity & fun!

**Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, 6-7pm**

We’re meeting at Kezar Stadium, bottom bench in section ‘A’.

Sign up now and save: $119 (paypal, valid through May 19) for [...]

Spring Workout Intensive II – Evenings

Spring Workout Intensive II:  April 30 – May 17, 2012

Join us for a special 3-week fitness program to get in shape with speed, intensity & fun!

**Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, 6-7pm**

We’re meeting at Kezar Stadium, bottom bench in section ‘A’.

Sign up now and save:  $119 (paypal, valid through March 28) for the [...]

Spring Workout Intensive – Evenings

Spring Workout Intensive:  April 9 – 26, 2012

Join us for a special 3-week fitness program to get in shape with speed, intensity & fun! 

**Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, 6-7pm**

We’re meeting at Kezar Stadium, bottom bench in section ‘A’.

Sign up now and save:  $115 (paypal, valid through March 25) for the whole workout [...]

Exercising during Pregnancy

Lately, I had many questions about this subject.  Maybe it’s the springtime?

As a Personal Trainer I know the basics about exercising during pregnancy but I had a few open questions.  To find out more I ordered and just received a fantastic book: “Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan” by Bonnie Berk.  It’s recognized by the [...]

Feeling under the weather?

An good question: Should you work out when you’re not feeling well? Or is it better to rest? It seems there hasn’t been done much research on this topic yet. What do you usually do? Read more on The New York Times, online.

Benefits of House Ownership – The Garden

Over the last year we’ve slowly come to terms with the fact that our backyard is a jungle.  Moving in it looked like a lush and beautiful oasis, and we used the garden often and wisely: Parties, BBQ’s, Housewarming or just an hour reading during lunchtime. Pretty, eh?

before – good times!

The Active Break!

Bootie Camp might be in hibernation, but there are lots of activities you can do on your own.  Yes!   Here are a few ideas and guidelines on how to transform your two weeks off into one of the famous “active breaks”:

Rest! I recommend you take 3-5 days off to rest your body.  And [...]

Low-Impact Fitness Classes in Golden Gate Park

New 5-week session: Sep 16 – Oct 16, 2008
Every Tuesday & Thursday
7:50am-8:50am
$169

Low-impact exercises including walking, power walking, stretching, core stability, upper & lower body strengthening, yoga, balance training, and more.

Heat or Ice?

When it comes to an injury should you apply ice or heat?

I’ve had this question many times over the years, so here are some basic guidelines for you:

Acute injuries (Involving swelling. Example: ankle sprain): Ice. The main reason for cooling is to limit inflammation and swelling. Ice is helpful for at [...]

Think Positive – More than a Saying

When looking at our lives many of us tend to notice the things we do not like. Noticing is a good starting point. But how do we get to where we wanna be?

Being passionate about physical and overall well-being for most of my life I’ve read many many books, magazines, articles and other [...]

Sleep Well!

A few tips for a better night’s sleep.

Are you sometimes wondering why you’re distressed, absentminded or cranky? It could just be a lack of sleep! Compared to 100 years ago we cut back sleeping time by about 30%. Our lives are busier than ever and this is not a bad thing. When [...]

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Photography by Mary Sylvester.