Getting high

June 6, 2016
At a time when so many people are popping pills to increase their serotonin levels, I feel lucky. I'm a pretty happy person all the time which means I've got more than...

5 exercise hacks for lazy people

April 29, 2016
Have you ever felt like this dog? That was a rhetorical question. Of course you have. I mean, who really loves exercise? Ok, maybe a few people do. But I'm not one of...

How to boost metabolism without drugs

December 10, 2015
Maybe like me, you do more sitting around than you did in your youth. After mid-life, many of us complain about the spread that comes from sitting on our rear ends in...

Fourth century girls just wanna have fun

October 23, 2014
Women working out--sometimes I think we believe the concept was invented in modern times. It's true that my mother wouldn't have even considered it. Nor my...

How to choose + work with a personal trainer

April 11, 2014
If you're like me, and I think a lot of people are, you work out in fits and starts. There are times when I'm really into the gym and then, if I fall out of the habit...

My fantasy world

March 7, 2014
So girlfriend and were chatting yesterday.  She's around my age and had a beautiful mother whose genes she inherited. Although she doesn't think so. And so she's had a...

When your trainer is a hottie

November 29, 2013
I have a love-hate relationship with my trainer. Let me start by saying that he's 6'4", weighs about 275 and is perfectly proportioned without being...

Gym shaming: whatever it takes

June 25, 2013
My fitness level is a complete reflection of the fact that I'm retired and lazy.  Carbs are my favorite friends at a meal, especially whole wheat pastas,  and I'll...

Train harder

July 17, 2012
I know it's true.   We have to work out so hard  that we look like crap at the end. But I don't have to like it. One day, things that are good for us will...

10 ways to sneak healthful living into your life

July 13, 2012
Just do it in a sneaky way:1.  STEP UP. Take the stairs.2. STEP OUT. Park at the end of the lot. SPIN IT UP. Make a smoothie and add a spoonful of almond butter...

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