WAG wit wonders: What gets you moving?

“To help people. If I can do something to help people and put them in a positive direction, that gets me motivated.” – Ron Belmont, supervisor, town of Harrison and mayor, village of Harrison

 

“I’m always moving. I just love the way it makes me feel. When I was in my 20s, I could eat whatever I wanted. Now in my 30s, my metabolism is not what it was. That keeps me going.” – Erin Bruehl, writer/editor, Advanced Media, United States Tennis Association, Pleasantville resident

 

“Thinking about my family, my wife and our new twins. Having children changes your life.” – Demetris Delos, M.D., Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists, Greenwich resident

 

“Live music, what else? Live music really animates me.” – Anne Friday, in fashion, Greenwich resident

 

“I’ve lost 45 pounds. In high school, I was this all-around jock. Then I went to college, didn’t play anything and gained the weight over two years. When I started the weight-loss journey – that has been what keeps me moving. I do yoga. I run. I’m sparked by people, whose comments have been so supportive.” – Lorey Giblin, manager, Breathe Easy, Bellerose, N.Y. resident

 

“Fitness, because in winter, we want to stay fit so that in summer we can show more.” – Maria Hill, manager of outreach services, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich resident

 

“Music. Rock music. Really any kind.” – Glenn Howard, metabolic specialist, Life Time Athletic, Ramsey, N.J. resident

 

“Skiing and canoeing. They’re my new sports.” – Carol Labi, realtor, Harrison resident

 

“I’m motivated to stay fit and looking good, and I like it.” – Gabby Labi, junior, Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, Harrison resident

 

“A good workout in the morning. I’m on my bike. And then a good power shake for breakfast and I’m ready to go.” – John Salo, Life Café department head, Life Time Athletic, Madison, N.J. resident

 

“I think that the way a class makes me feel. I feel so awesome after a Physique 57 (strengthening and cardio) class. That keeps me motivated to take one and see the changes in my body.” – Jessica Silano, client services team, Physique 57, Harrison resident

 

“My daughter. She’s an inspiration to me. She lost her father 10 years ago, and I’m very proud of the way she’s handled herself. She’s in college now and still wants me to stay with her and her roommates when I come to visit.”  – Julie Taylor, jack of all trades, Greenwich resident

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