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About Gretchen Zelek

During the past 2 ½ years, I had a lung condition that came out of nowhere. Nobody could help me until I found a pulmonologist at NJH in Denver who gave me the tools I needed to get better. A few weeks after receiving a clean bill of health, I had a minor stroke, aka a TIA. Tests revealed I had a sizeable congenital hole in my heart, and I had surgery to close it. I haven’t felt this great in a long time, and don’t want to waste a minute.

I am a mom to 4 kids. They are all grown up now. I have been a wife to a great partner for almost 40 years. Time flies. Fun lasts.

I have always been active. I was a collegiate tennis player, and I love to work out. Corebarrefit online is my “go-to” class. I rarely miss a day because I love it so much.

In my spare time, I am an AFAA-certified group fitness instructor, FAI Functional Aging Specialist, and a DIYer. There is so much more I want to do, and this blog is one of them. Maybe if I also share with you that I want to write a book, it will become a reality.

After many homes and at least four cross-country trips, I live in the best place on the earth, Santa Monica. Every day I feel like I am on vacation. It’s a great place to live, laugh and learn as I rediscover my fitness, health, and lifestyle goals.