What makes a good workout

I remember taking a weightlifting class, first in high school and then in college. I'm going to date myself, but it was all Nautilus equipment (a brand name of fitness equipment that was "new and innovative") and your entire session…

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Nutrition isn’t the only answer

Besides nutrition, exercise (including resistance training!) is extremely important for blasting away body fat, building lean muscle mass, and exploding your metabolism. But some types of exercise are better than others. So, which ones you should be doing to get closer to your…

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Counting Calories is too much trouble!

Have you gained some weight during this lock-down? My guess is that a lot of women can say "yes" to that! All those walks you've been taking just aren't enough to offset  the extra calories from snacks and wine, but counting calories is…

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Get your first push-up

Push-ups make you feel strong..do doubt about it...but they are so stinkin' hard, especially for women! But, you CAN get there! A full push-up requires: 1. Proper alignment 2. Proper core muscle engagement 3. Enough strength 4. Tension created through…

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One core exercise I hate!

If there is one core exercise I hate seeing people do, it's the Twist-y machine that many gyms have. I don't know what they call it, but you sit on it and hold your upper body still and swing your legs…

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