There’s an old saying that I always come back to… “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” When it comes to personal training, this is perhaps my biggest frustration. I can create the best, safest, most effective exercise program, but if my clients don’t do it, then what good is it? About 20% of my clients have difficulty getting on track and staying on track. It does not matter what I say, what I do, how I nag, whether I call, email or stop by, if the client can not find the self motivation and self care to help themselves, there’s nothing I can do. Many people have many excuses for not exercising. Some […]
Happy New Year! As part of our continued effort to better ourselves, it is essential to take time out to explore our priorities, our health, our over-commitments, our self care. Where do you stand? Are you in need of a reset? Will you make this a priority for yourself this year? Or not? Let us help! Myself, Maureen Letendre of In Demand Coaching, and Julie Brown Dalbec of Marlborough Wellness Center come together to offer a 6 week workshop for “Today’s Superwoman.” Vastly different than any “one day” workshop, Today’s Superwoman gives you 5 weeks to work on your goals and aspirations with the help of experienced coaches and wellness professionals with over 60 cumulative years of experience. Workshop begins […]
Personal Best is offering a series of workshops this spring for both clients and non clients. -Nordic Walking Classes begin in April through Assabet After Dark Adult Ed Programs in Marlborough, Mass. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30am starting Saturday, April, 18th , 2009. Register through Assabet After Dark Adult Ed. -Personal Best is offering The Dove Real Beauty Self Esteem Workshop for girls ages 8-12. If you have a group of young ladies who would be interested in this program, please contact us at Personal Best. – The Personal Best Spring Nutrition Series begins this month! Relaxing, informative presentations will be held at the home of Kathy Ekdahl, Personal Best President, starting Tuesday, February 24th from 6:30-8pm. Topics discussed […]
Personal Best will be exhibiting at the day long women’s event, Informed Women, Healthy Women, on May 6th, at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlboro, Massachusetts. Do you have questions about your own exercise program? About strength training or flexibility programs? This is a perfect time to consult with Personal Best and the affiliated health and wellness professionals accompanying Personal Best at this informative day of lectures and exhibits sposored by U Mass Memorial Hospital. For more information about the event, contact U Mass memorial Hospital.
Trouble sleeping? Facing health challenges? Want to achieve relaxation, peace, courage and optimism? On Saturday April 8th, 2006 from 9-noon, Metrowest Massage Therapy will be hosting a “Managing My Life, Managing My Stress” program at the Marlboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 11 Florence St., Marlboro, MA. The program will be facilitated by Dave Mckeon, a nationally recognized executive coach with more than 25 years experience coaching and consulting. Cost of the program is $99- a small fee for the peace and calmness that can come fron understanding stress and how to not let it run your life. For more information, contact Jodi Eldridge at Metrowest Massage Therapy at 508-485-4404 or 508-481-4569.
Another summer is here, and I begin my teaching at Pompositticut Equestrian Camp in Hudson, MA. It is amazing how yoga can benefit the rider in so many ways. Yoga strengthens the muscles used in riding such as the shoulders, back, abdominals and legs. It lengthens the tight, tired muscles riders overuse. It creates superb posture, and enhances concentration and relaxation, all a must for the young and old rider alike. Standing postures enhance balance and coordination, thus reducing injury risk. And yoga can do the same for most athletes looking to supplement their normal training regimen. Look for more information coming soon on yoga classes I will be teaching in the Hudson, MA area. I will be beginning a […]
The Fit for Golf Workshop was held at Holliston High School, Holliston, MA. on April 28th for Holliston Adult Education with great success. 8 participants came with clubs in hand to work on flexibility, core strength and balance, three keys to a healthy golf game. The workshop was 2 1/2 hours long, and participants were given handouts of the exercises performed in the workshop so that they could begin their own “Golf Conditioning” workout. The materials and exercises used for the Fit for Golf Workshop will be available online soon! Until then, feel free to contact me by phone or email for further information about golf conditioning.