Monthly Archives: February 2017

Podcast: Ascend- Paul, Alex and Aaron



Ascend Pittsburgh (opening March 2017 in Pittsburgh’s South Side Flats neighborhood) is an indoor rock climbing facility. They offer climbing, fitness, yoga, classes, group events, memberships, and other services. Ascend’s retail shop will provide climbers of all abilities with a wide variety of climbing gear.  Ascend’s Vision (in their own words): We strive to provide the … Continue reading Podcast: Ascend- Paul, Alex and Aaron


Podcast: FASTER- Jason DeRose and Megan Meyer



Coach Jason DeRose, established FASTER LLC in 2008 to expand his dynamic passion for educating others about health, fitness, nutrition, performance enhancement exercises, injury prevention and overall well being.  He has a Health and Physical Education degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is Pittsburgh’s only certified XPE Master Trainer. Show Notes:
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Podcast: Pilates Day PGH- Lesley Davenport



This week we have a special mid-week podcast with Lesley Davenport, long time Pilates teacher and owner of The Pilates Center of Pittsburgh.  Lesley approached FitLabPGH about working together to organize a Pilates Day PGH coming on Sun, May 7, 2017.  Locale to be announced. Lesley explains why Pittsburgh needs a Pilates Day now. An … Continue reading Podcast: Pilates Day PGH- Lesley Davenport


Podcast: Explorers Club of Pittsburgh- Ron Edwards



Ron Edwards has a long history with the Explorers Club of Pittsburgh (ECP); he has served as the club’s President since 2015.  He is also an instructor in the ECP’s Mountaineering School, Rock Climbing School, and Backpacking School.  Here’s a little about Ron Edwards in his own words:  In 1995 in the middle of the … Continue reading Podcast: Explorers Club of Pittsburgh- Ron Edwards


Podcast: Exhalations Dance Theatre- Lea Kasic and Katie Mann



Special mid-week FitLabPGH podcast introducting Exhalations Dance Theatre.  Why??  Because they have an upcoming show on Feb 11th and 12th,  2017 that you want to check out.  Tickets on Eventbrite (link below) and search “Exhalations Dance Theatre” or “This Thing Called Love”. Exhalations Dance Theatre was founded to create performing and choreography opportunities for both … Continue reading Podcast: Exhalations Dance Theatre- Lea Kasic and Katie Mann


Podcast: Oxford Athletic Club- David Dilettuso



David Dilettuso is the head tennis professional at the Oxford Athletic Club in Wexford, PA.  David was born and raised in the Pittsburgh (Shaler) area.  David got his start as a tennis teaching professional at the Allegheny Country Club in Sewickley, PA in 1974.  David earned a BA from Lehigh University and a JD from … Continue reading Podcast: Oxford Athletic Club- David Dilettuso