Pitch Control – There’s an App for That!

Finally, life as an instuctor just got easier!  YES! Music, Petra Kolber and LoLo just released an app for the iphone and ipod touch that gives you total PITCH CONTROL for your music! Historically, the ability to control your music with pitch control has always lagged behind the progress … Read More

Step Reaction

Gin shot this short 35 minute step workout as a learning tool for her classes at Kaiser Permenente.  With many first time steppers, she selected music with a slow tempo of 110 beats per minute.  To provide a gradual progression, the workout was increased in speed by 5% in the 3 additional versions … Read More

14 Day Healthy Eating Plan

Need help with your healthy eating for sensible weight loss?  This 12.5 X 17.5 chart displays 2 full weeks of a healthy eating plan.  Developed by a nutritionist, the plan balances 1200 calories per day between breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner.  Combined with moderate exercise, this plan can get … Read More

The Hidden Benefits of Exercise – WSJ.com

"As millions of Americans flock to the gym armed with New Year's resolutions to get in shape, medical experts are offering an additional reason to exercise: Regular workouts may help fight off colds and flu, reduce the risk of certain cancers and chronic diseases and slow the process of aging." The … Read More

Balanced Assets

A Workout for Shoes that Rock! Gin has long been an advocate and devotee of functional strength workouts for postural improvement.  When she first tried MBT’s curved sole shoe, known as “The anti-shoe™”, she could not wait to try them out in her strength classes.  Like a variety of brands of … Read More

Cover for Cramped Quarters

We produced the Cramped Quarters DVD as a convenience copy, selling it for only $2.99 - and to keep the cost down, it's not packaged in a case and there's no cover.  The project was orginally planned as a web-based workout only, but due to demand for a disc that could be played on a dvd player, we … Read More

We Must Never Forget

We all remember what we were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001.  We can't forget the vision, the confusion, the disbelief and the horror as we bore witness to all that unfolded that day.  It will forever be one of those historical events vividly etched in our minds. 2,996 Americans lost … Read More

WaPo – Step At 20

Great article this week about the Anniversary of Step.  Just to clarify - Gin's not completely retired from fitness.  She just doesn't do conventions like she used to but she does do workshops on request.  Now her focus is on product consultation, programming and video production.  Plus she runs the … Read More