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J’s blog: Sometimes I feel like Norm from “Cheers”

Can it be true? Can Spring finally be here, or is it a cruel prank? We’ve waited oh, so long. Ponds and lakes have still been frozen in the Adirondacks, to the despair of avid kayakers, and yet, the days … Continue reading

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Jeannette’s blog: Of barbells and bok choy

Thank you for your lovely comments about my last blog. I’m so glad it encouraged some of you. I’ve been doing a lot better since the end of last year. My anxiety and stress levels are WAY down, as is … Continue reading

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Jeanette’s Blog: The only way is up, baby!

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018 and all it will bring. The year that so many of us thought of as a “dumpster fire” has gone and new things and adventures await us. Are you excited, or are you just … Continue reading

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Jeannette’s blog: The beast called Deirdre

It’s been a weird old summer in the Sheehy household. The hubs, recovering from shoulder surgery, and with my blessing, has spent most of his summer up in Northville, recuperating, reflecting and chilling out. Most of my neighbours have been … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: A joyride of a July!

Well, hello friends! You’re still here? Time has slipped by so quickly and I’ve been away most weekends in Northville, NY, managed to injure myself when I decided to go for a run (which is why kettlebells are better for … Continue reading

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J’s blog: Teaching my grandmother how to suck eggs

Hello, my friends. In this blog, I wanted to share with you, some musings as I continue my “journey” in healthy (ish) eating and fitness. Wisdom indeed, young grasshoppers, so read and learn and laugh at my attempts to impart … Continue reading

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J’s blog: Wrestling with the sugar dragon

Sugar….da nana na na…oh, honey, honey dana nana na na…you know the song by the Archies? Sugar has been on my mind and on my lips the past couple of months. Yes, the sugar dragon of my soul has been … Continue reading

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J’s blog: Snow and stress removal courtesy of kettle bells

Remember last blog when I said that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb? How was that lion’s roar of a snowstorm for you? Our road is still basically one lane. If someone is trying … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: How the Kettlebell Fitness Center taught me to open a door

A couple of weeks ago, my husband bought me a gift for no reason. Bless his Hanes socks. He gets me…after nearly 15 years of marriage, he finally gets me. The gift was a coffee mug, with the logo; “I … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: What I learned from the Super Bowl

February. Ah, February. The month of the Super Bowl, (and yes, I have used this picture before in a previous blog, but it never fails to amuse me), the month of the strangely immortal 123 year old Punxsutawney Phil seeing … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: January 2017

Happy New Year!! Happy, Happy…. New…so, who felt like they kind of limped over 2016’s finish line in to 2017 for various reasons? I know that I certainly did. The hubs started off the new year with that humdinger of … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: Why the Kettlebell Fitness Center is like having Christmas all year long!

As we come to the end of 2016, (some of us perhaps feeling a little bedraggled and worn by the year), I would like to explain to you why being part of The Kettlebell Fitness Center is like experiencing the … Continue reading

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J’s Blog: Reasons to remember the month of November (in December)

I know, I know. You were waiting with bated breath for November’s blog and I didn’t deliver. But you got to see the recent superstar interview with the amazing Geri Bunn instead, so that is a completely awesome plus, in … Continue reading

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Meet Geri Bunn!

Name: Geri Bunn Age:  59- closing in on 60 pretty soon! NH: How long have you been training at TKFC? GB: Nearly 4 years, Steve (my husband) and I joined in February 2013 NH: What prompted you to seek out kettlebell … Continue reading

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Jeannette’s Blog: Hallowe’en and the drama queen

Today, I write this as the first snow of Winter falls in Albany even while the trees are still showing off their autumnal colours and Hallowe’en is moving in for the kill. It’s already snowed in the Adirondacks, and I’m … Continue reading

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Jeannette’s blog: Why Julie Andrews was spot-on (or how I rediscovered the joys of hiking)

Hello again, my friends. Apart from all the political shenanigans that now seems to have gone on for an eternity, how is your Fall treating you thus far? The colours this year are pretty spectacular up in the Adirondacks right … Continue reading

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Jeannette’s blog: Five reasons for a cheesy grin

I want to begin this blog with a cheesy grin because, why not? Some good stuff is happening. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin…   Reason # 1: Two Saturdays ago I went to Open Gym at the Center … Continue reading

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Member in the spotlight: Meet Sarah Clark!

Name: Sarah Clark Age: 39 Occupation(s): Librarian and bass player. Joined: March, 2013 Sarah has been a regular in our Monday/Wednesday/Friday and sometimes Saturday classes for almost four years, and is a hard-working, funny, kind, genuine, (and all-the-other-superlatives) person.  In addition … Continue reading

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Jeanette’s post: How I subscribed to Netflix and got a new husband

Can you believe we’re already into September? Labor Day has come and gone. Kids are no longer bored around the house. The season of Pumpkin Spice is approaching, and ain’t nobody gonna stop THAT train from comin’ down the track. … Continue reading

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Olympics and dessert edition

So how has everyone been doing this hot, humid, muggy, thunderstormy, air conditioning over-drive, hair frizzing, make-up sliding, (but hey, we get to stay in and become Olympic experts) month? I love the Olympics. I love the opening & closing … Continue reading

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