A Lesson about Working Out and Osteoporosis

A Lesson about Working Out and Osteoporosis

Four years ago I was diagnosed with the beginning stages of Osteoporosis. It meant a change in diet, some medication, and work out plan with strength training.  The quick re-cap is I had not entered a gym at that point, for my own health, until I was sixty and again, I do not recommend that…

Need to Build Strength?  Just Say No!

Need to Build Strength? Just Say No!

I knew that headline would get some attention.  I am not writing about saying no to building strength.  In fact, just the opposite.  As I said last week HERE…it is important we build strength over 50!  One of the ways to do that is to say no to help in our everyday lives. I come…

Work Outs for Women over 50: An Update!

Work Outs for Women over 50: An Update!

A reader recently said to me, “You have not discussed your work out for a long time.  Do you still go to the gym?”  The short answer is Yes…I still go!  The longer answer is best described in one word…Perseverance! I did not join a gym or hire a trainer until I was 60 years…

Here We Go Again…and Again…and Again!

Here We Go Again…and Again…and Again!

Can’t believe it is already mid-week and that May is tomorrow?? I find myself in a place which is very familiar….the beginning!  As many of you know, last July, one week before turning 60, I began working with a trainer.  This was after years of being predominately dormant! When I was in high school, girls…

Challenge: How to Work Out Working Out!

Challenge: How to Work Out Working Out!

Taking a mostly dormant body after sixty years to strength training has had it’s challenges! Today, I discuss how I persevere over on Midlife Boulevard…just click HERE And join us in the  http://midlifeboulevard.com/working-out/ Then have a fabulous Tuesday!!

Weight Training at 60: And My Favorite Things Blog Hop!!

Weight Training at 60: And My Favorite Things Blog Hop!!

That’s right at sixty years of age, I began weight training with a trainer (BZ).  I didn’t go on an hiatus and start again….I didn’t come back to it after stopping in my youth…I started last July for the first time one week away from my sixtieth birthday.  And, believe me,  if I can do…

My Life With BZ: Badges of Honor!

My Life With BZ: Badges of Honor!

Hi everyone, it is Generation Fabulous day!! Please click HERE and read why this is more than just a red spot on my hand…..not to mention  this…. No, I didn’t fall…go to the post and read on…tell me about your personal badges of honor…and Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone!! Also, did you read Une Femme’s post…