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]

We’re Grateful for These 15 Facts about Fitness after 50

It’s funny how events, and a little time, can enrich our perspective – like how much the pandemic has changed the way the world thinks about healthy living, especially for people over 50. You could say we’re more aware than … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

Gratitude is important every day, not just on Thanksgiving. It’s good for our physical, mental, spiritual and social health – and it even has a relationship to exercise. “Studies suggest that making a habit of noticing what’s going well in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Top 5 Tips to Better Mental Health

It’s understandable to get stressed these days. But it’s not a requirement! We can take steps to protect our mental health every day, just like we can exercise physically to improve our bodies every day. (And, yes, exercise is good … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Health and Strength Keep You, and Your Life, Balanced

Throughout your life, you’ve probably had periods where you felt like everything was in balance. You were healthy. Your relationships were strong. Your career was going well… And, if you’re like most people, you’ve also had those moments when you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Top 10 Tips to Enjoy Fitness

Let’s talk about a few things that are boring. Just for a minute. There’s a long, pointless lecture about an obscure subject, right? And, say, an endless game of Monopoly no one can seem to win. But do you know … [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]

Fitness Helps with Recovery from Drugs & Alcohol

With drug and alcohol abuse affecting millions of people, it’s likely that we all know someone who is involved in recovery or needs to consider it. That includes people over 50 using drugs and drinking alcohol more and more each … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The perils of working from home with cats!

I have been teaching my exercise classes from my family room since the Pandemic lockdown.  I teach Active Agers (otherwise known as Seniors).  Just before the lockdown our cat Puss N’ Boots (13 yrs) passed away and during lockdown our … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success through Accountability!

We all like to think we can accomplish things on our own, but sometimes we need others to hold us accountable. I am a very motivated person. I get a lot accomplished.  I also realize that since I am working … [CLICK TO READ MORE]