Top 10 reasons to do Weight Training

Top ten reasons to do weight training? Here they are. 10. Add spice to your gym life. Get off those big machines and try mixing it up with exercises that work your whole body synergistically. Weight training has a new face. It’s just not pumping iron. Using your body away from the machines can beContinue reading “Top 10 reasons to do Weight Training”

It’s Never Too Late to Dance (and make a music video)

Yoko Ono turns 80 and she’s made a music video with some of her famous neighbors. “I’m a Bad Dancer” shows her busting a groove in less than sprightly moves with no apologies. You go girl. Gotta keep moving! Click here to watch the video. http://seniorplanet.org/watch-yoko-ono-im-a-bad-dancer/

Best Stretch for Hunched Over Computer Users (and everyone else)

So much body dysfunction originates from poor posture. Hunching over a computer constantly as well as general aging exasperates what is already a common phenomenon. Many of us don’t stand up straight. Stand against a wall with your feet nearly touching. Keep your chin level. Engage your core. Your body should touch at the backContinue reading “Best Stretch for Hunched Over Computer Users (and everyone else)”

Eat your Vegetables!

Solid evidence that mom was right. Eat your vegetables and live a longer and healthier life! According to Dr. Eberhart-Phillips very few of us eat enough servings of fruits and vegetables (at least five) daily. For those who do, scientific data show it can reduce risk of heart disease (by 17%!), reduce risk of diabetes,Continue reading “Eat your Vegetables!”

About Me – My Story

I’m in my 60’s and I’m an athlete. No, I don’t do anything amazing like running marathons. I’m just really fit. It wasn’t always that way.  Born pre-Title Nine, I wasn’t exposed to sports; there were no teams for girls. I grew up smoking with friends at the mall.  In my 30’s I quit smokingContinue reading “About Me – My Story”