Getting better…progress

I've been getting better, slowly but surely.  I'm now back to doing 10,000 steps (Slowly, not at my usual pace).  I'm also doing some gentle yoga.  Here's the routine if you ever need one: I keep lots of different yoga routines in a playlist on YouTube.  Five Parks Yoga and Fightmaster Yoga are my two favorites.  [...]

How to do a pull-up: For the ladies

Ladies, you too can do a pull-up! A lot of women out there think they can't do a pull-up.  I believe there are two main reasons.  One is women have a lot less innate strength than men do in their arms.  The second is subject I talked about in my post “I don’t want to look [...]

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” and other excuses women use to avoid lifting weights.

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” I’ve heard this statement come out of the mouths of many women. Also, “I gain muscle too quickly.” or “I don’t want to get big.”. What am I talking about? I’m talking about women and weightlifting. There are still lots of women out there that are afraid [...]