Andrea's Antics March 1, 2017

I wanted to bring to your attention the new guidelines released by the American College of Physicians for doctors as it relates to managing back pain.  These guidelines have been all over the news and social media so maybe you're already familiar with the findings but to many of us they come as no surprise.  Read More

Andrea's Antics February 13, 2017

I have talked to so many people over the last couple of weeks who are on the fence of joining our Better Backs Teacher Training, so if you're one of them I just wanted to take a moment to encourage you to take the leap. Read More

Andrea's Antics, January 18 2017

So if you haven't figured out already we are pretty geeked about celebrating 20 years in business and you will likely hear lots about it over the next few months!! Hopefully you have your calendar marked for our big celebration on May 20th but to lead up to this day we are doing a mini celebration each month with the next one being Wednesday February 15th. Read More

Andrea's Antics October 25, 2016

Well, given my last 2 weeks, it would be hard for me to write about anything but the birth of my 3rd grandson, Brayden Tillman Swindle. I was honored to be asked by my oldest daughter, Jamie, to be present at the birth as I had been for my middle daughter Brittany for the birth of both of her sons!! The fact that Jamie lives 750 miles away in Atlanta, and was admitted to the hospital 2 weeks early for severe pre-eclampsia, made this simple request a bit challenging. Read More

Andrea's Antics, October 11, 2016

Chris and I are just getting back from an adventure that started with hiking in Mount Zion Utah and then ended at a business conference in Hollywood. One of the keynote speakers was Jillian Michaels who was a trainer on the reality show "The Biggest Loser". She delivered an awesome message about how we, as fitness professionals, can inspire others to look and feel their best or to try something new that scares them. What really stuck with me from her message was that there are truly just 3 scenarios when any one of us is trying to work through our fears to accomplish something. Read More

Andrea's Antics August 16, 2016

As you read these words, picture me sitting in a swinging chair overlooking Lake Michigan....in fact the only thing separating me from this vast body of water is about 6 feet of sand. Our family has vacationed here at this family camp in Arcadia Michigan on and off for the past 3 decades. Read More