Action Leads to Motivation

My clients often ask me to help them get more motivated to work out and maintain a regular fitness routine. People think of motivation as the feeling that logically leads to action, and so they assume that the motivation has … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Workouts and Diet Make Gains Against Diabetes

Lee Bacchi went on and off the exercise wagon for decades – not really training with a purpose, but going to the gym sometimes. That continued even after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes more than 20 years ago. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How His Fear Got Him Moving

Fear can be a powerful motivator. Forget about the entertaining scares from ghosts, aliens and the supernatural. Think about how fear – blind TERROR – can cause us to take action. It’s the classic  “fight or flight” response that’s hard-wired … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

She’s Fighting to Lose the Pandemic Weight – and Loving It

Mary Frances Benton, 59, knows it will take some time to lose 40 pounds. But she’s already down 15 since February, so her spirit is strong. She’s also done this before. About 10 years ago, Mary Frances noticed that she … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

He’s a Running Source of Inspiration for Anyone

Everyone has a bucket list, and for some people, “running a marathon” is on it. If it sounds impossible later in life, Brent Weigner is living proof that it’s not. And even if you don’t want to run to the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to ‘Roar’ into the Second Half of Your Life

  In the second half of life, we’re often told to slow down and lower our expectations. After all, as the thinking goes, we can’t do what we use to do, so why try to be happy, productive or fulfilled? … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Look Forward and Keep Moving

Can you look back on your life and see a moment when everything changed for you? When you suddenly had to decide which way to go, what to do… or even whether to proceed? A lot of us can, of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Jumpstart Your Productivity in September

  It’s amazing how the yearly routine of going back to school can become so deeply ingrained in the brain. We get used to it as children, then do it all again as we raise our own children. My children … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: Don’t Call Her ‘Sweetie’

  Barb DeAngelis, 76, sees the stereotypes against older people exercising to stay strong, and she shatters them every chance she gets. Not only does Barb love lifting weights and setting records, but she sees herself as a quality-of-life ambassador … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Still Running at 83: Our Health Is Our Responsibility

Vince Obsitnik is an 83-year-old marathoner who didn’t let heart surgery keep him from running. And Vince, a former US Ambassador to his native Slovenia, has a message: You are the ultimate arbiter of your personal health. “It’s a mental … [CLICK TO READ MORE]