Category Archives: Over 40

Tips and tools to help make your mid-life your best life.

How To Bounce Back From Failure

Having been a trainer for over two decades now (wow, I’m getting old. When the hell did that happen?!), I know there are a lot of people who have a hard time getting fit and losing weight. In my 20-plus years of being “in the trenches,” I have found that most people can find the…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Strength Training

There are many different goals that people tell me they want their fitness programs to achieve. However, the one goal that is most often cited is increased muscle tone and strength. And, as a strength training coach and trainer I love to hear that, especially from my over-40 crowd. After the age of 40 our strength…

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Muscle Imbalances and How-To Fix

Muscle imbalances are something that I see a lot of in my business. One shoulder sitting higher than the other, one arm stronger than the other, one leg more dominant than its counterpart.  It’s a common occurrence with the human body, and one that does more harm than good. Gray Cook, a physical therapist and…

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Shoulder Pain? Do These.

I’ve trained thousands of people in my many years of personal training, and of those thousands I would have to say at least half of them have come to me with a shoulder problem. Shoulders, in my opinion, are very poorly designed joints.  I mean, we would never build our homes like are shoulders are…

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Over 40: 4 Tips On What To Do In The Gym

So, you’re in your 40’s or 50’s. Congrats, God willing you have reached the midway point of your life. But, now that you are here does that mean that you need to start training your age, start training with precautions and restrictions because you might break? First a Funny Story My loving husband, who is…

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