I do it constantly. “Oh please,“ I say as the class embarks on the last 5 minutes of abdominal work, “I’ll do that on my own when I get home.”
Today at Accelerate we did a “running clock” workout. There were three blocks, with 3-4 exercises that had to be performed in a certain amount of time. The blocks seemed to get consecutively more challenging, which is probably the point if you’re working your tail off (which we were). A few things stood out today.
What (if anything) scares you the most about moving to Seattle? This is the furthest I’ve ever been away from my family. It’s scary to go to a brand new place and star over, not knowing what to expect. I knew I would regret at least not trying, and so far, I could not be … Continue reading Sunday’s Instructor. Meet Earl.
Yesterday, I had the privilege of exhibiting at the Starbucks Health & Wellness Fair, a 2-hour event at Starbucks HQ. The event showcases some of the companies in Seattle offering health and wellness options for partners (employees) of Starbucks. I noticed at the event there are two major buckets of fitness options: corporate-run boutique studios … Continue reading The Benefits of Small Group Training
I often refer to Accelerate as ‘a gym with heart’. On Martin Luther King Jr. day it seems appropriate to reinforce our goal and make it public. Each month, we will provide an opportunity for members to give back to the community. This is such a natural extension of what we do because what truly … Continue reading Why Heart Matters.
Today at Accelerate, two of my long-time clients, Danielle and Maria, hit their 1 rep max for dead lifts at 185 pounds each. And trust me when I say these two ladies are two of the strongest women I know on the rower and the treadmill. At Accelerate, we focus on a very balanced combination … Continue reading Accelerate Seattle – Not Your Average Seattle Gym