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Feel Better… Live Longer

Maybe you're already a senior or older adult runner, biker, or swimmer and just want to "get faster" or "make podium";....or simply get in shape to improve your lifestyle and look and feel better...maybe you'll start slowly like you've planned…? Give me a holler (I'm in the neighborhood), Certified Fitness Trainer and USAT Triathlon Coach. Sometimes seniors … Continue Reading

Getting Fit After 50

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KEEP YOUR KNEES HEALTHY, LIKE ELITE TENNIS PLAYERS

You've probably noticed that when your legs feel strong, you feel better. My doctor first talked to me about leg strength and the important of proper leg position while doing squats when I mentioned that I'm a triathlete. She told me to keep my knees directly over my feet when doing squats so that they don't drift to the inside. I began to wonder about … Continue Reading

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Tennis

KEEP YOUR KNEES HEALTHY, LIKE ELITE TENNIS PLAYERS

You've probably noticed that when your legs feel strong, you feel better. My doctor first talked to me about leg strength and the important of proper leg position while doing squats when I mentioned that I'm a triathlete. She told me to keep my knees directly over my feet when doing squats so that they don't drift to the inside. I began to wonder about … Continue Reading

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THE JACKRABBIT (because faster, stronger, living longer)

Lifting heavier weights, for both men and women, ....has been shown to be the most effective way for people trying to lose weight, as opposed to longer bouts of aerobic activity such as jogging, walking, etc. Will improve your racing performance, if that's your bag (it’s mine, besides staying alive for a lot longer!).   And here are some … Continue Reading

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Dang it! Caught Me Walking!

You never see a guy "walking" for exercise, right? There's a solid reason for that; we're afraid someone will see us [not running]. It's especially true if you're a runner or some kind of endurance nut. I'm sure there are plenty of exceptions and probably people will laugh at me about this but I'm coming clean. Today I had a run workout assigned but I had … Continue Reading

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Don’t Let Your Bones Get Soft (5 Reasons for Strength Training)

It's true....about your bones, I mean, as we age; this can start as early as age 40. Doing exercises that involve 'kind of heavy things' will likely improve your quality of life. Here are some of the basic reasons in a great article by Sara Fleming, an ISSA trainer, that explains why this is so. (http://bit.ly/1WAOrgo): #1 - Right now, you probably don’t … Continue Reading