Strength Workout 3 To Do At Home

Check out my new workout! Strength Workout 3 includes range-of-motion/warm-up exercises, a 30 minutes high-intensity full-body workout with stretching exercises at the end. Workout is great for all levels, every exercise can be modified for beginners, seniors, or 30 year-olds, anyone who wants to get stronger. The strength workout is 8 exercises. 4 exercises areContinue reading “Strength Workout 3 To Do At Home”

Strength Workout 2 To Do At Home

Check out my new workout! Strength Workout 2 includes range-of-motion/warm-up exercises, a 30 minutes high-intensity full-body workout with balance and stretching exercises at the end. Workout is great for all levels, every exercise can be modified for beginners, seniors, or 30 year-olds, anyone who wants to get stronger. The strength workout is 9 exercises. 3Continue reading “Strength Workout 2 To Do At Home”

Out of shape at 61, Fit at 90!

90 years old. His workout? 100 pushups, 100 sit-ups and 2919 steps! Cardio and strength training combined! After retirement at age 61, over the years he took up jogging, calisthenics, and hitting the local Larkspur stairs.  Not only has he become a fit senior, he’s become somewhat of a folk hero in his community along the way. It’sContinue reading “Out of shape at 61, Fit at 90!”

Stretching Does Reap Benefits

The physical therapist prescribed more stretching for me today, hamstrings and quads. Hmmm. No surprise that these are areas in my body that need it. To inspire myself,  I’m posting photos here to remind myself of the two stretches I want to do daily. .                     Continue reading “Stretching Does Reap Benefits”

How To Improve Your Posture In 5-Seconds – Read this!

Just stack those body parts in a nice straight line…ankles, knees, hips, elbows, shoulders and ears.   Excellent article about posture by Marc Perry, BuiltLean. Click here to read the article! How To Improve Your Posture In 5-Seconds – BuiltLean.

You’re Going to Age (hopefully): Why Not Prepare for It?

Take your fingers out of your ears and listen to me! You. Are. Going. To. Get. Old. Unless you don’t. Get strong now and make it easier on yourself. “Nobody wants to think about fixing the roof while the sun is shining,” says actor Rob Lowe, in a recent SF Chronicle article, as keynote speaker forContinue reading “You’re Going to Age (hopefully): Why Not Prepare for It?”

Spinning, cycling is great for the knees! How’s your pedal technique?

    As we age, spinning/cycling at the gym or outside is a great way to get that aerobic high we used to get from running when we no longer want to pound those joints. Another good reason to get on the bike is to help alleviate knee pain. Bad knees need strong glutes, quads, hamstrings,  andContinue reading “Spinning, cycling is great for the knees! How’s your pedal technique?”

Still Time to Run a Marathon

  Harriette Thompson ran her first marathon at age 76 and now at age 91 she set a new record for female runners over 90, beating the previously held record by nearly two hours! How’s that for inspiration? Read more about her in this Runner’s World article.

Calculate Your Aerobic Fitness Age…

How aerobically fit are you?   Fitness levels are highly variable even with people of similar age, fitness, and health. To find out your Fitness Age use the online calculator designed by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Without getting on a treadmill, you can get your fitness assessment by feeding theContinue reading “Calculate Your Aerobic Fitness Age…”