Monthly Archives: April 2013

No excuse for ruining a marquee day

It was a day that started just like any other Marathon Monday. The Red Sox were tuned into my boss’s TV in his corner office. The Boston Marathon was eagerly being followed online, with anticipation this may be the year an American runner wins the country’s marquee road race for the first time since the […]

Whitehead did the best he could

Normally in this space, you’ll hear about plyometric squats and fitness magic. But for today, we’re taking a break. I had been half-asleep in my recliner for maybe five minutes Tuesday afternoon when I got the news that had been rumored throughout the morning: University of Maine hockey coach Tim Whitehead had been fired. At […]

BodyPump 85 review

Anticipation is always high when new BodyPump material is about to be released, but the enthusiasm for BodyPump 85 was probably the highest I’ve seen in the nearly two years I’ve been at Union Street Athletics. For one, there were some awesome new moves coming at us, and fellow instructor Scott Kahkonen and myself were […]