Category Archives: Exercise/Training/Cardio

why bodybuilding at age 93 is a great idea: Charles Eugster at TEDxZurich

“Successful aging requires work, diet and exercise. The huge mental and physical potential of the aged remains unexplored. Bodies can now be rebuilt at any age and a new life started. Beauty kings and queens in the 80-year-old category or … Continue reading

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prevent running injuries with this glute strengthening workout

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never leave the playground

Training for balance, stability and coordination. Age-proofing the brain by Stephen Jepson.

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brain fog Great advice from a dietitian, neurologist, and integrative cardioligist on how to get rid of brain fog.

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Al Roker: I’m never going back to fat TODAY’s Al Roker opens up about his struggles with binge eating and weight loss, as featured in his new book “Never Goin’ Back: Winning the Weight Loss Battle for Good,” and Dr. … Continue reading

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me working out at eight months pregnant

Hi guys, Here is a quick sample of some of the exercises I’ve been performing throughout my pregnancy to keep my back, legs and arms strong; and my core and pelvis stable. Performing structured workouts a few days per week … Continue reading

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next on my reading list: Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs

From the bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All comes the true and truly hilarious story of one person’s quest to become the healthiest man in the world.

Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia, goaded by his wife telling him, “I don’t want to be a widow at forty-five,” and ashamed of a middle-aged body best described as “a python that swallowed a goat,” A.J. Jacobs felt compelled to change his ways and get healthy. And he didn’t want only to lose weight, or finish a triathlon, or lower his cholesterol. His ambitions were far greater: maximal health from head to toe.

The task was epic. He consulted an army of experts— sleep consultants and sex clinicians, nutritionists and dermatologists. He subjected himself to dozens of different workouts—from Strollercize classes to Finger Fitness sessions, from bouldering with cavemen to a treadmill desk. And he took in a cartload of diets: raw foods, veganism, high protein, calorie restriction, extreme chewing, and dozens more. He bought gadgets and helmets, earphones and juicers. He poked and he pinched. He counted and he measured.

The story of his transformation is not only brilliantly entertaining, but it just may be the healthiest book ever written. It will make you laugh until your sides split and endorphins flood your bloodstream. It will alter the contours of your brain, imprinting you with better habits of hygiene and diet. It will move you emotionally and get you moving physically in surprising ways. And it will give you occasion to reflect on the body’s many mysteries and the ultimate pursuit of health: a well-lived life.”

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75 year old natural female bodybuilder

What an inspiration. 

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  • Introduction to the Floor Bridge Series
  • Introduction to the Plank Series
  • Introduction to the Superman Series

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mastering a repetition: the 3 parts of a movement and the 3 types of strengths

When we train our muscles under resistance by performing repetitions of individual movements patterns consecutively, there is more than one type of strength we are striving to develop. There is concentric strength, isometric strength, and eccentric strength. To master the repetition, we … Continue reading

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