Category Archive for: About Amy

What Ironman Failure Taught Me

What Ironman Failure Taught Me About Life and Racing Well, I’ve always said this life I’m living (to give back with my feet) is a journey. And it definitely has had it’s ups and downs. In 2012 during my first 1/2 Ironman distance race I was struck by an SUV three miles from the bike finish.…

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Got Chocolate Milk

From Excuses to Ironman

Originally posted on Swiftwick.com Have you ever had a dream that you didn’t pursue? Have you ever sat back and watched people around you accomplish feats that you knew you couldn’t do yourself? Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Me too. I’ve been…

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It’s Not a Mid-Life Crisis; It’s an Awakening.

Some Call It a Mid-Life Crisis; I Call It an Awakening. The story behind get uncomfortable In the spring of 2008, I sat in my living room with my husband, watching a women’s only triathlon on television called the IronGirl. As I watched and listened to the stories of the women who were competing, I…

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Bio

[dropcap]I’m[/dropcap]the author of Six Weeks to Skinny Jeans, mother of six, grandmother of 2, proud Marine mom, entrepreneur, inventor, weekend-warrior athlete, fitness expert, fitness video star, and television personality. Personal Bio What I’m not…. I’m not a runner. I recently learned how to swim. I’m not a high level cyclist. I’m not a high level athlete…

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Guest Bio from 700 Club

GUEST BIO Amy Cotta: Six Weeks to Skinny Jeans By The 700 Club CBN.com –FROM FABULOUS TO FLABBY Amy started working out when she was 13 and entering competitions.  When she was 16, Amy started teaching group fitness classes.  Since then Amy has become a certified trainer, master instructor, boot camp owner, product spokesperson and cover model for…

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