Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Treva Brandon is a Los Angeles based writer and fitness professional. She is currently Managing Editor at ElderSense.com, an online resource dedicated to eldercare. She can also be found delivering wit and wisdom on her blog, The Late Blooming Bride www.thelatebloomingbride.com.
Treva got her start writing advertising copy at BBDO in New York. Her skills brought her to L.A. where she has created on-air promos for networks and studios. Her writing career has spanned all platforms, from screenplays and reality TV programming, to digital marketing and social media.
When Treva isn’t acquiring and creating original content and curating bloggers, she is up at 5am training private clients, teaching group fitness classes at Equinox, or training for her next marathon. She also volunteers as a Fulfillment Fund mentor and a Special Olympics coach. She is passionate about politics, policy, and people of all ages and abilities.
Her 30+ years in the fitness industry includes spinning, sports conditioning, yoga, boot camp, and traditional resistance training. Treva draws from her years as a competitive high school and collegiate athlete to help her clients and classes achieve peak performance. Whether it’s writing or fitness, Treva’s work is always creative and collaborative.
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Tom Degan: Alison Parker and Adam Ward were focusing on their jobs. They were ambushed. They were doomed. They never had a chance.
Robert Reich: California’s property taxes are already much lower than the national average. So even if corporations pay their full share, they’re still getting a great deal.