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Effective strategies for training when 55 and older.

    We are forever hearing differing opinions as to approaches for training the baby boomers. As I am among that population, I can tell you from personal experience what has worked for me. Each of us is unique of course, so please test the water and decide for yourself. Experimenting with different workouts is […]

It’s time to shake it up!

    There simply is no better time to rethink your fitness program then when the seasons change. This entire part of the planet is in the process of slowing down, pulling inward and rejuvenating. I have to admit to being partial to workouts that take me outside; nature has always had such an uplifting […]

What does “being fit” mean for you?

      It may seem rather self-explanatory however, being “fit” is actually a very individual perception. For some people it means living a life free of colds and flues, for others it is about having unlimited energy throughout their day, for athletic folks it means having the capacity to run under 5 minute miles, […]

Inspiration works where motivation fails.

…but mostly it carries us like wind beneath our wing! To some this may be splitting hairs but it FEELS very different to me so…it’s is a big deal. Motivation and inspiration have two similar connotations however, they are derived from very different places. According to Webster’s dictionary to motivate means to urge or push […]

A few tips while vacationing…

Taking breaks from training is a very healthy and I highly recommend them. Breaks in routine allow the body to deeply regenerate and you will come back to training feeling stronger than ever. If however, you have not been working out on a regular basis, more hit and miss or even mainly miss, please don’t […]

Don’t Get Into A Fitness Rut!

One of the biggest mistakes we can make is to create a fitness routine we thoroughly enjoy and then stay with it for months, even years on end without changing a thing. You may think, “Well, I am doing a full body workout each time. It must be serving me well.” Yes and no. The […]

The Results Of Our Desk Jobs Are Beginning To Show.

As we all put the holidays in the past and sojourn into the New Year some of the things that are unchanged in our lives may begin to demand our attention. If you work 40+ hr. /wk. at a profession that requires you be seated most of the time, work at a computer or drive […]

Who’s responsible for my health, fitness and well being anyway?

This whole idea of my body’s well being having to do with genetics, family and fate is mostly hog wash in my humble opinion. Yes, we all have DNA that we received from our parents and it has encoded within it all kinds of possibilities for us. The inevitability of certain characteristics however, is no […]

Fitness that serves your daily life is priority #1

When people consider a fitness routine so often they construct lengthy, intense and not fun scenarios in their heads about programs that they will end up abandoning out of boredom or disdain. Believe me, it does not need to be like this at all. First of all shorter workouts fit schedules better and are also […]