Logo

Author Page

5 Entries
Christine Leigh Hannon

Christine Hannon is a writer, fitness professional, and world traveler. Wherever she is, she makes time to read, write, move, and talk to strangers who quickly become friends. Christine biked along the coast with her host family in France. She trained for a marathon in Tunisia, played ultimate frisbee in Egypt, and learned Latin ballroom dancing in both countries along the Mediterranean. She will soon be training in Olympic lifting and working with clients in Kuwait.

A Letter To My Younger Self

Dear Little One, I am you, 10 years older, and questionably wiser (emphasis on questionably). I know you are the one who remains quiet in class. When you do speak, it is important. People know this, and they listen. That…

How Do You Want To Feel: Goal Setting, Part 3

The hour was 0600.  The sky was dark.  The air was cold.  But our room was full.  I asked my group fitness class to tell me, in one word, why they move.  Hardly anyone followed instructions, writing many words.  But…

SMART Goals and AARs: Goal Setting, Part 2

A good trainer should be able to help you set SMART goals for the year.  In Goal Setting, Part I, we discussed finding a goal that is significant to you.  Now we will dig deeper on how to measure and…

Fitness Goals And Expectations: Goal Setting – Part 1

“A goal without a plan is just a wish” Antoine de Saint-Exupery. In discussing goals with my clients, I have the following dialogue.  Ask yourself these six questions, or sit down with a friend and go through the discussion, together. …

A Fitness Guru’s perspective – Excuses are for losers

“Yeah, but.” I hear it all the time. It is often muttered when a plan or a good intention goes awry. Say, for instance, you planned to go to the gym after work or you intended to finish that essay…