Wednesday, August 22, 2007

I Knew Somebody Was Doing This!

Cardio that Creates Energy!
Once we get our NotBootCamp and Total Body Turnaround programs running full blast, it will be time to get some new cardio equipment. Hopefully, we can get this going in late 2007 or early 2008!

I've found a way to turn your effort into electricity, and it's really cool!

We'll take a bike from Electric Bikes Northwest
(When it's a nice day, we'll be able to take the bikes outside and ride! The bikes are electricity assisted cruisers, so they are easy to sit on and won't kill you climbing hills - a good workout for just about anyone!)

Electric Bikes Northwest

and put it on a trainer that has been modified to create electricity like this one.

Pedal-a-Watt Bike Trainer

Then we'll hook it up to a power pack and battery charger that we can plug things into, like lights, tv, stereo, etc.

You'll be able to see how many Watts you'll be generating, creating a real way to reduce your energy usage and impact on the environment!

The cost of this entire setup will be about $2000, which is equal to or less than a regular stationary exercise bike, and you can't take that one outside or power your tv with it!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

I've Found a New Space!

It's a 600 square foot former artist's studio in Greenwood

Above is a picture of how it looks now, but it will look so much better when I get the chance to paint, etc.

You won't have to pay a gym membership fee here, because at first it will be only personal training and classes. As we get things dialed in, there may be the opportunity to come in on your own.

Obviously, I'm excited to have this space and make it just the way I want it. My main focus will be to keep things simple and only use good quality equipment. Also, I want to have an open space for the possibility of having small group yoga, pilates, and movement classes in the future.

On Sunday, September 9, I'll be hosting a pre-open house for those of you who would like to put their two cents in on what kinds of improvements would be best for the space, so if you're into that sort of thing, please get back to me and I'll let you know the time and address. I'll serve some drinks and healthy snacks.

I look forward to working with you in the coming months!