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Healthy Habits Holiday Challenge

Join my Facebook group – 10 Healthy Habits Daily Challenge at – and plan to do all 10 healthy habits daily (all doable and not a chore!) to instill motivation, accountability, stress-less holiday activities, and to stay healthy throughout the rest of 2016.

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50 Years Young

Look at Pat in this picture – we took this on her 80th birthday!  She’s my inspiration and she has the best smile!

Did you know that by 2017, one out of every two adults in the United States will be 50 or older? (Nielsen 2012a). And this does not scare me anymore, as I know I’m not alone. I’m going to embrace the big 5-0 and kick it’s ass. Bring it 50!

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Valerie's First Bikini Competition

My job was to put her through the workouts ensuring safe form, intensity, and proper weight selection.  I also had to assess if she was ready to increase intensity, move up in weights, or had the energy to workout.

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Do you know my story?

Hi friends. I’ve been hanging with acac since 1999. And, by hanging, I mean teaching classes, taking classes, and then in 2010 personal training on the fitness floor. I love this place. So caring, giving, rewarding, and especially, open to new and exciting ideas. One crazy (and hopefully, exciting) idea is having me write a…
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About Teresa

I am a personal trainer and group exercise instructor and have been in the fitness industry since 1996. I understand the struggles of losing weight and maintaining it - I've been there. Read my story and let me help. My passion for fitness is helping others achieve their health and fitness goals, while having fun in the process!