Exercise Is Exercise

I used to think that exercise meant running, aerobics, strength training, and all of those other high intensity activities. But now, at the age of 61, I have come to realize that exercise can involve so many other things. I have always been a walker(a brisk walker)...

Take Care Of Yourself

Today I am sitting here in my living room reflecting back on the past 2 months. My goals this year are so different than they were last year. In January 2015 I was totally focused on improving my physical health. I walked 2015 miles in 2015. I walked in one 5k and 2...

You’ve Got To Do Whatever Works!!

This post is not about strengthening your core or about how to train. It isn’t about making a food plan or the benefits of recording what you eat. It isn’t about what kind of shoes, socks, or clothes to wear. It is just a funny story about something I do...

Maintaining a Neutral Spine

Ok, so you’ve mastered diaphragmatic breathing and you’re ready to progress to the next stage. This stage is all about maintaining spinal neutral while you move. To see how good you are at using your core muscles, try this test. You will need a piece of string tied...