Be Content

Be Content

My Twitter and Facebook friends may recognize this.  I tend to share inspirational quotes.  In fact, one day I only tweeted “Make it a great day” and I had some pretty sad followers!  SO–I’ve raised the bar!  I’m going to attempt to share some of my thoughts on on my favorite quotes.  BUT, I encourage you to find the meaning in them for YOU… don’t be distracted by my reasons, […]


It never fails.  Each and every AMP’D bootcamp tops the previous one.  We may have to start referring to them as seasons like some of these popular television shows.  During Missouri’s season 3, we developed the strongest bonds, tightest camaraderie, and most kickin’ results yet!  Every participant brought something unique and special to the table. Here is a quote from one of our more vocal cadets who “never runs out of […]

“Well done is better than well said.”

It is the beginning of a new week, month, and season. Stop talking about what you want to do and do it! No more comparing to the past, our peers, or our potential. I am putting away the race results, the play by plays of days gone by, and setting new standards. The excitement of these past accomplishments are fleeting. I am looking for new inspiration each day. I need […]


Just like my first marathon that took me more than 5 hours to complete, I didn’t reach my goal because I didn’t really want to reach it. I ran the Go! In 4:36:33. It’s a huge improvement. I gave it all I had to give and could not have improved on that time, on that day, on that course. I did find time to facebook and twitter my thoughts during […]

Go! St. Louis

Well, the St. Louis contingent is fired up and ready to run.  Right?  Today is the first day of the Go! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend.  The Missouri crew started training on January 1 of this year.  We have endured brutally cold tempatures, snow, rain, and temptations to go out to breakfast as opposed to running on more than one occasion.  It’s all about to pay off. There is something […]

Food Examples

Hi Everyone, Many people in class have asked to see a few examples of what I eat in a given day. Therefore, I am going to provide you with a few examples. However, I need to strongly remind you that this is what is RIGHT FOR ME…..THIS MAY NOT BE THE RIGHT CALORIE COUNT FOR YOU! The calories that you need to intake in a day are based on your activity, […]

Change your mind. Change your body. Change your life.

K-bell beginner moves K-bell is enrolling now at an Ellipse near you.  Good luck finding a better way to change your body in a short amount of time.  It’s the perfect compliment to your weight loss program.  Swimsuits are flying off the shelves.  Have you purchased yours yet?  Spend the next six weeks using the exercises from this video and visit your Ellipse locations so you can feel great about your […]