Meet Marsha!

My name’s Marsha. I’m 46, a mom, a grandmother, a wife, a breast-cancer survivor, an IT professional, and a whole lot more that I’m NOT going to tell you about. Well, at least not yet – there’s a wink in there, I’ll guarantee it. Then I started with your level best, I weighed 201 pounds. [...]

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Housework as a workout

Housework. Okay, so, it’s not glamorous. And, no one likes doing it. But, it doesn’t do itself. Yes? And, for those of you interested in fitness, you can make it a step-producing workout. Let’s break it down into its chief components for a two person, no child, no pet, household. I think you’ll see the [...]

Hi I’m Kerry and I’ve overtrained.

  Hi I'm Kerry and I've overtrained. Yes I did. It’s hard to believe that anyone these days overtrains. With the obesity issue being what it is, why is this even a problem. Well, it is and it’s easier than you think to do. It’s also dangerous. Hence, why I wanted to tell my story [...]

How to stretch your muscles for better flexibility

Stretching. I know. It seems like a waste of time. Especially, given how quickly the collected pages of our Lifebook’s turn. But, before you dismiss it out of hand, please look at these questions. 1. Do you experience pain, for no reason whatsoever, like you didn’t get hit by a truck last night, get in [...]

Two exercises for better arms

Arms; for those of us who’ve lifted for 40 years plus, arms get the most play by men. For women, legs. Hopefully, that’s started to change. But, check out some of the ‘cuter’ terms from gym-rats. Anyone remember these? “Curls for girls” “Guns” And, my favorite, when someone’s dedicated themselves to arms, and ignored all [...]