What is Functional Aging?

This summer I received my certification as a Functional Aging Specialist from the Functional Aging Institute.  What does that mean exactly?  The certification gives me great knowledge into working with mature adults.  “Mature adults” meaning over the age of fifty-five.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Brains, Balance & Dementia

For the past year I have been teaching a Brains & Balance class to the senior populations of a few local towns.  I received my instructor certification for the Brains & Balance Past 60 class through Exercise Etc., Inc. Studies … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Having trouble fitting fitness in during the holiday frenzy?

  Diets and exercise regimens often fall apart during the holidays.  But our hints will help you get everything done while still fitting in time for fitness.     Here are some of my Helpful Holly Hints for fitting “holidaze” fitness in: When … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Resolution Rescue

  Does your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution need to be rescued?  This is how you can use CPR to rescue it.  I’ll give you the 411 before you need to call 911. Did you start out the year determined … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Change is good! Consider new Cardio options.

We all fall into a rut sometimes when we continue to do the same thing over and over again.  Your body gets into a rut when you continue to do the same form of cardio exercise over and over again. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Strengthen your Abs in 2 snow storms!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.  And it does. Plenty!  We were hit with one snow storm after another these past years and you had to get out and shove.  Did you feel your back and abs … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Going Nuts during the Holidays?

You may feel like you are going nuts over the holidays and I can guarantee you will see a lot of nuts.  Nuts are real easy to put out for guests during the holidays and a lot of holiday recipes … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Super-hectic Day? Here’s your Workout!

With the holidays coming, your to-do list gets longer and longer.  I know what you’re thinking, “I have to skip my regular workout”.  Instead, do some of these exercise combinations that work multiple muscles in a shorter timeframe. Lunge with … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Get Fit with Fido

Have a dog? A great way to exercise is right at your fingertips (or lying at your feet)!  Break out the leash and go for a walk.  Dogs certainly motivate you to get outdoors and walk. Depending on the size … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

I’m Sick – Should I Exercise?

You have been on a roll and have been exercising every day and then you come down with a cold.  Should you be exercising?  There is no doubt when you aren’t feeling well you don’t feel like exercising, but if … [CLICK TO READ MORE]