Conference Blogs

PB & Pumpkin Protein Bars

Ingredients:3 scoops of whey protein (flavor of choice)1/2 cup quick oats1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/4 cup non-fat vanilla greek yogurt1/4 cup natural peanut butter1/2 cup canned pumpkin1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1 tsp almond extractdash cinnamon1/4 cup honey1 tsp baking sodadark chocolate chips (optional)

half empty? half full?

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question.

Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

Yesterday’s sessions at IDEA’s Personal Trainer Institute™ left me with cerebral overload. After sitting for hours, my mind needed a little break. So to counter my “day 1” experience, I did what any fitness professional would do to add variety—I headed to a workout session, of course! 

Hip Hop and You Don't Stop!

Hello Everyone,         This is my first Blog! It will be short and sweet. I am excited to start sharing information and ideas with you. I have been teaching hip hop for over 25 years now. I have been teaching in over 30 countries, even before they even knew what Hip Hop was. I look forward to educating you on what true hip hop is and possibly help answer any of your questions relating to hip hop dance fitness.

Should You Purchase Tony Horton's 10 Minute Workout?

Early this morning, I turned on the TV and became fascinated by an infomercial promoting Tony Horton’s 10 Minute Workout.  I really like the idea of exercising in 10 minute sessions because a short workout can be both effective and doable.  After doing a bit of exploring, I discovered that the basic 10 minute workout can be purchased from both Horton’s Beach Body website and Amazon.

Free Gift for reading

MORNING CUP OF MOTIVATION: YOU ARE A GIFT. You are Special, valuable and designed for a reason: You are simply, a gift to the planet. Let's discover our gifts, then cultivate them. It's the gift that makes room for you.

National Posture Institute University of Kentucky 2-Day Posture Correction CEC workshop July 27-28, 2013

University of Kentucky in scenic Lexington‚ KY will be hosting a 2-day Posture CEC workshop presented by Ken Baldwin and the National Posture Institute (NPI) on July 27-28, 2013. Early Bird Discounts are available by June 27, 2013. To Register: http://www.npionline.org/workshops/uk 

National Posture Institute 24 Hour Fitness Honolulu Hawaii Super Sport -2-Day Posture Correction CEC workshop June 29-30, 2013

24 Hour Fitness Honolulu Hawaii Super Sport in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii will be hosting a 2-day Posture CEC workshop presented by Ken Baldwin and the National Posture Institute (NPI) on

Getting To Know You

Having only attended IDEA World Fitness Conventions™, I figured IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ would be a small-scaled version (minus the group fitness track, of course). Boy, was I wrong (in a good way)! The intimacy of the event allows for greater time to get to know the presenters and dive into issues that spark quality conversations with colleagues. 

Where are you putting your energy?

It’s easy to say “I want to get in shape”, “I need to lose weight”, “I’m trying to quit smoking”.