Monthly Archives: April 2012

AIM 2, Day 1

Well, I made it to Virginia safe and sound, and the first day of AIM II for BodyPump is in the books. My travel day proved to be interesting. I decided to take in an Orioles game Friday night, and I’ll just say that traveling on the Capital Beltway is a pain in the butt. […]

It’s go time, no holding back now

It’s the moment every athlete dreams of. That one you’ve thought of through blood, sweat and tears, months of hard work and rigorous training and making sacrifices. That moment, in this case the Advanced Module part II for BodyPump, is nearly there. It’s a mere three days away. In 48 short hours, I’ll be sitting […]

Coming into the homestretch

I know this all too well as someone who used to run competitively. Two weeks before you hit that “goal race,” or event, you want to taper off a bit, but the question is, do you take it too easy? The answer is, yes, you should continue to work hard and stick with your routine, […]

BodyPump 81 – a sneak preview

I’m sure many of you know by now that I’ve been working my ass off preparing for AIM 2 in Virginia, which is only 17 short days away now! While that preparation is the focal point of every set of incline bench presses, elevated planks or BodyPump class I’ve grinded out, I’ve been learning Release […]

Starting to reach the peak

It’s been quite some time since I’ve updated this space, and since I was on vacation, who could blame me, right? Of course, more than half of said vacation involved training, BodyPump and more training. Even though I wound up getting sick at the tail end of it (thanks Melissa), I feel like I’m starting […]