Belly fat, weight loss, nutrition, fitness, motivation — oh my!
Every Thursday I tackle these popular topics of interest to women over 50. I wrap it all up in a humorous package to make it easy to digest.
In the process I also give you a glimpse into the struggles of my own life – the good, the bad, the scary, and the comedic.
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New workout trends seem to crop up nearly every day and they only seem to get weirder with time. When I started working out 35 years ago (a.k.a. the Jurassic Era) Nautilus was The Next Big Thing. You started at one end of a circuit, spent 20 minutes adjusting the seat...read more
Happy Thanksgiving! I’ll get right to the point today, since I’m sure you have better things to do than surf the ‘net on a holiday (or not). But first, I want to give thanks to YOU for being a subscriber, reading my crazy posts and hopefully finding some...read more
I planned to write a motivating Thanksgiving post about ways to burn off that giant portion of sausage stuffing and slice of pecan pie, but a not-so-funny thing happened this morning that changed my focus. I thought I was going to die. For real. I woke up feeling a...read more
Many moons ago, before I became a trainer, I ironically worked in the food business. Specifically, the dessert business. (That's my brother, Barry, me, and my mother in my bakery, circa 1980s.) In short, I would’ve been your worst frenemy. I not only...read more
A lot of women ask me about my diet. “So what do you eat, anyway?” as if I’m holding out on some magic potion or special recipe I won’t reveal. I wish. Truth is, I am far from a model of perfection when it comes to meal planning. I don’t count calories, carbs or even...read more
Trick or treat! Want to see something really scary? Step on the scale after eating all that leftover Halloween candy. Stephen King could not create more horror. Thus the holiday games begin. It starts with a single candy corn on Halloween and ends New Year’s Eve with...read more
Let’s be honest: Can you ever have too many ab exercises? It’s like having too many shoes. No such thing exists. In the case of ab workouts, it’s fun to try them all in a quest for that one exercise that will finally get take your abs from flabby to washboard flat and...read more
Ninety-nine percent of the emails I receive from readers have one resounding theme: “I’m doing everything right and still can’t lose this weight!” If that sounds like you, I wish I could give you a hug and reassure you that I have all the answers. Truth is, if I had...read more
I hear a lot of crazy fitness claims nearly every day. Get Bikini Ready in 7 Minutes! Lose 15 pounds a Week Without Getting Off the Couch! Try the New Spider Web Diet! and so on. Aside from the last one, you’ve probably heard them and seen them on magazine covers,...read more