5 Ways to firm up faster

5 Ways to firm up faster

We were without power for 10 straight hours one day last week. To give you an idea of the impact of the situation, just typing that sentence made me break out in a cold sweat. Here’s the thing. Typically, power outages occur during a severe thunderstorm, in the...

5 Tips for a pain-free workout

I recently read a story about the demise of an Indonesian man, Mbah Gotho, who claimed to be 146 years old when he died.    Many people say he exaggerated. For one, Indonesia did not begin recording births until 1900, which makes his claim suspicious. Truth is, he may...
Best core exercises for women over 50

Best core exercises for women over 50

Words get thrown around in the fitness realm that become so commonplace no one dares to ask what the heck they even mean. We all assume everyone else knows, so it would be embarrassing to ask.   Case in point: your core, as in, “I’m going to the gym to work my core.”...
5 Best stretches for women over 50

5 Best stretches for women over 50

Every morning I wake up and play a game I call What Hurts Today? Or, if something already hurts, I play a related game, Is It Better or Worse? The answer often reveals itself as soon as I step out of the bed. Other times it begins when I start working out. Other days,...