Tell us about yourself
I am a wife, mother and grandmother who retired from Public Service 1 year ago.

How were you introduced to Stone Brook Strength?
A friend of mine and I decided we needed to get involved in some kind of a work-out program and she found out about this home gym. The idea of a semi-private gym was very appealing to me, as I did not enjoy the other gym experience.

What is your favorite Workout/Lift?
Really?? Does anyone really have a favorite??  Ok, seriously… I enjoy the simpler lifts, like Deadlift, Front and Back Squats.  Maybe because they make the most sense to me and I definitely understand the benefits.  I don’t focus so much on the amount of weight that I can lift but rather on why I am doing it in the first place. The workout’s can be quite a challenge, but once it’s done I feel like I have accomplished something!  I appreciate the variety that Robin gives us…. it’s never boring!!

What is your favorite skill/movement that you have learned at SBS?
I can’t say that I have a favorite, but I really enjoy seeing the progress that I have made in many areas such as ability and endurance. Some skills that were very difficult at first are much less difficult and I really enjoy the variety of skills that we have been introduced to.

What is your “goat”?
Definitely squats.  My body just doesn’t like them very much and doesn’t co-operate like I would like it too!

One word to describe me would be…
Reserved

I have always wanted…
Good health and happiness for my family and friends.  It sounds like a cliché but when people around me are happy, it makes me happy too.. I am a sucker for good endings…

Outside of the gym, I like to…
Spending time with my family and friends, spending time at the cottage, renovating something or reading.

Three things you would always find in my fridge…
Ice cream Oh Henry Bars, eggs and Feta cheese!

Something nobody knows about me or would be surprised to know about me…
I am actually quite shy.

Favorite physical activity outside of SBS…
Working on the yard at home or at the lake.

Favorite place to eat…
At someone’s house that has invited us for dinner.

What is your day job?
Doing the books for our business.

Song that gets me pumped up for a workout…
Aaron’s songs… (sorry Robin, but I like his music better)

The last thing I ate was…
Roast beef

My proudest accomplishment is…
Raising my son who is now an amazing father!

My six month goal is…
To continue another year.

If I could have ANYBODY (living or dead) over for dinner, it would be…
My sister Betty. She was my rock and kept me totally honest..

My favorite workout attire is…
Whatever I find that morning…

My favorite workout partner(s)…
Everyone I have worked out with is great! I appreciate the encouragement from the really seasoned people.  But I really enjoy working out with my age group because I feel that we share a common goal and that is to be strong and stay strong.