1. First Les Mills GRIT Team in Northern Colorado Launches

    YEAH TEAM MARISSA!!! Nobody said it was going to be easy, but man is it fun! It's like one of those 8 a.m. college economics classes you take during the final semester of your senior year just to motivate or prove to yourself that you have the intestinal fortitude to push through it; only with GRIT, there is sweat involved. I signed up for Les Mills GRIT (Team Marissa) with one goal in mind and th…Read More

  2. Team Member Profile – Sterling Clay

    Sterling Clay has been a part of the RAC Team for nearly a year and has built a rapport with not only his colleagues, but more importantly with the members that see him on a daily basis at the RAC Cafe & Bar. Not only a whiz in the kitchen, Sterling has parlayed his love of music into a Thursday night gig at the RAC playing live music. We sat down with him to find out what makes him tick. Q: …Read More

  3. 2015 RAC For Life Scholarship Winner Announced

    Amy Howe is going to stand out no matter what she does, and that is why she submitted her letter to be considered for this years RAC For Life Scholarship. A Fort Collins native, Amy has been an off and on member of the RAC for a number of years. It was actually her mother, a current member, that heard about the scholarship and encouraged Amy to apply. On the surface, Amy is a beautiful 32 year…Read More

  4. A first hand look at Les Mills GRIT

    I'll be honest, I had to psych myself up for this one a little bit. Even before the class started, one of my cohorts spotted me in my "not work clothes" and said, "You look like you are getting ready to do something you don't want to do!" Okay, so unnamed coworker may have been right (knowing that yours truly isn't in the best shape to begin with), but I was willing to try for the benefit of the m…Read More

  5. Journey To Everest – Fitness & Fortitude

    In everyone’s life, there are a few times when an enormous opportunity presents itself. The potential and rewards are so big, that you know that you simply MUST try. But, the challenges and risks loom even bigger. You might feel scared or hesitant. The tempting objective demands more than you have, more than you are. So, to succeed you must become more. My big, scary opportunity has arrived: In …Read More

  6. RAC Member headed to the Mrs. Colorado Pageant

    It's hard to say no to your 13 year old sister. When Landon Oldham's little sister Paris, just off the cuff, told her she should model and be in beauty pageants she simply laughed it off. "It has just never been my sort of thing," Landon said. But fate has a funny way of intervening and less than 48 hours after politely dismissing her sister's childlike innocence, Landon saw an ad for the Mrs. …Read More

  7. 2014 RAC for Life Scholarship Recap

    CSU student April Freeman was our second RAC For Life scholarship recipient and her year recently came to an end. April recently had a quick Question and Answer session with me to summarize her year and to talk about what her future holds. Q: How were the last few months? A: The last few months have been very busy. I really wish I would have been able to come in more, but when I was able to, I of…Read More

  8. How to make January work at the gym.

    It's no secret that January is the month that gyms thrive on. One statistic shows that 80% of people that resolve to do something better in the new year break their New Year's Resolution, not in the first month, but usually in the first week. In fact the best comment I read while doing my research for this installment was by a guy named Michael, whose pesimistic - heck maybe it was optimistic -…Read More

  9. Journey To Everest – What’s It Worth?

    “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” -- Theodore Roosevelt Just ask Jim Davidson. For the past year or so, we have followed his preparation as he attempts to summit Mount Everest in the spri…Read More