Teacher–>Mom–>Fitness Professional

BECOMING A TEACHER

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always as into fitness as I am now.  Working out was always a part of my life, but not always my passion.  What I have always been passionate about is teaching and helping others.  I started my career as an elementary teacher and LOVED it.  Setting up my classroom, meeting new students and families every year, even writing report comments was enjoyable (okay, okay not every report comment was enjoyable to write!).  However, witnessing the learning process and growth of so many children, was the real reward.  I taught for six wonderful years in various grade levels.  And because I am certified in three areas of education, I was able to also experience multiple classroom settings.  I thought being a teacher was what I would do until I retire.

……And, then I married the best man I know, and we had our first son.  That’s when my second “career” started. Continue reading “Teacher–>Mom–>Fitness Professional”

Getting Back to Jacked- Oiling up for Exercise

Getting Back to Jacked- Oiling Up for Exercise

Back to Jacked

When returning after a hiatus from exercise, especially after an injury and rehabilitation, it’s very important to start slowly.  Our bodies need time to readjust to the demands of exercise.  It is crucial that we listen to our bodies, and resist the urge to jump right back in where we left off.  (This is very easily said, but, unfortunately, not easily done…for me, at least.)  However, now that I’ve been cleared to get back to my regular workouts, it’s time to get Back to Jacked! Continue reading “Getting Back to Jacked- Oiling up for Exercise”