5 Tips For Exercising After 50

Before I turned 50, my son called me ‘pre-old.’  I wasn’t old (in his mind) until my 50th birthday. And now I am 50 years old and counting, I’m officially old (according to him) and getting my AARP emails.  But … Read More

Your Plan B

Use this as your PLAN B if you’re stuck at home Do you know the saying “everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth”? It’s probably the smartest thing ever uttered out of Mike Tyson’s lips. Well … Read More

Why Do You (Or Don’t You) Exercise?

Ponder this exercise question for a moment. Around 25 years ago, I was hanging out with a longtime friend, shooting the breeze and talking smack to each other when out of the clear blue sky he had an unusual request. … Read More

The Forgotten Factor For Fitness Success

Failing (at fitness) sucks. There’s no two ways about it. When you try and you seem to get nowhere or even go backwards, it’s extremely discouraging.  And then all the negative thoughts swirling around in your head are never-ending. Like the never-ending story. … Read More

Stress Free Holiday Exercise Plan

So easy even my mum can do it. 😊 Ah, it’s the time of year where all the media outlets are trotting out their experts on how to prevent holiday weight gain and stress. This advice doesn’t change from year … Read More

4 Beginner Gym Mistakes (and how to fix them)

You look down at the scale and you can’t believe your eyes. That’s way higher than you thought it was. And then you stroll over to the mirror while taking your shirt off. Turning side to side while glancing over … Read More

5 Ways To Get More Comfortable With Exercise

The first time I entered a gym, I was intimidated, nervous and not comfortable. At all. I was 6 ft 2, 130 pounds soaking wet and surrounded by huge dudes lifting huge weights. And here’s me, who knew bugger all … Read More

Fight The Forward Head

There is a silent epidemic bought on by the technological age. It’s forward head posture. Forward head posture (or ihunch) is the combination of slouched-forward shoulders and rounded upper back that’s a result of modern-day living and working conditions. Looking down at … Read More

6 Ways To Make Fitness Stick

People need to reach rock bottom to realize something has to change.   And rock bottom could look something like A heart attack Being extremely overweight and not being able to get up off the floor Drug addiction Chronic pain … Read More

There’s A Difference Between Health And Fitness

You (and me) often judge a person’s health and level of fitness on their appearance. If you’re a guy, you may compare your muscular/physical appearance to whom you’ve caught a glimpse of.  It’s second nature for a man to size … Read More