For all my fellow runners out there…via wellandgood.com. It’s critically important to warm up before running. Here, Nike Master Coach Traci Copeland shares a 10-move series to get your muscles ready to run. Source: Warm up before running with this … Continue reading Warm up before running with this 10 move routine | Well+Good
I came across this toned arm video for women over 50 on Fabulous50’s YouTube channel. If you are a woman of a certain age, you know what it means to have “bat wing” arms. Let’s face it, it’s a problem … Continue reading Toned arm workout for women over 50
Sometimes you just have to go for it! Don’t think too much about it because you might talk yourself out of it. If you think it is something you would like to do, do it! I used that tactic recently. … Continue reading Go For It
My daughter and I came back from vacationing in St. Petersburg, Florida last week to almost a straight week’s worth of rain. We biked and walked everyday while on vacation and for the first 2 days we were back, I … Continue reading When Nature Gives You Rain for 5 Straight Days – Have Fun!
If you are an active adult over 50 and like to exercise, these 4 steps can help you keep your cool while training in the heat to avoid heat illness. Via Road Bike Action Continue reading Older Athletes Suffer More From Heat Stress, Here’s What to do About it | Road Bike Action
I live close to a beautiful, Victorian town in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA called Sewickley(a Native American name for Sweet Water, because part of it borders the Ohio River). I love to do my runs and walks there because … Continue reading Photo journal of my walk today
Went for a run today. Look at all the fun and beautiful sights I took in. I had so much fun on this run and felt great when I was done! Believe it or not, I managed to get in … Continue reading Oh, the things that you see when you go for a run!
Warm weather is the perfect time of year to build in more active and fun, family time. Take advantage of the nice weather and longer daylight to get outside and get moving with your family. Find an activity that everyone … Continue reading Build in active time with family time and stay fit
Thank a chill pill about getting in your 10,000 steps per day. According to this article on Inc.com, as long as you are staying active you are doing the right thing to keep yourself healthy. So enjoy that walk, bike … Continue reading Please Stop Obsessing Over 10,000 Steps: The Brutal Truth About Goals That Few People Are Willing to Admit | Inc.com
We’re back from our beach vacation safe and sound and down at least a pound I am happy to report that we are back from our beach vacation and my healthy eating paid off. I stepped on the scale this … Continue reading Eating healthy on a beach vacation paid off
Trying to stay focused on my diet while vacationing with my family at the beach is a challenge, but I’m doing the best I can to make the healthiest choices and to take advantage of the opportunity to keep active and keep my fitness goals in check. Continue reading Vacationing and dieting challenge
Summer is getting close, which means lighter clothes and shorter sleveves. Are you ready to bare those arms? One complaint I hear over and over by women over 45 is they don’t like wearing sleeveless tops because they don’t like … Continue reading Get Summer-Ready Arms | Christina Carlyle
So, I’m on day 2, phase 1 of The Fast Metabolism Diet. I have to admit I got a hungry few times yesterday and allowed myself to snack on 2 plain brown rice cakes around 3pm. One of the things … Continue reading Day 2 on the Fast Metabolism Diet
I’m happy to report that I did my leg of the marathon relay yesterday. It was a long day. I got up at 5 am to be ready for my carpool pickup at 5:45 am. The ride into Pittsburgh was … Continue reading Marathon Relay Completed
Tomorrow is the Pittsburgh Marathon relay and I think I’m ready. I’m running the 5th and last leg of the relay, which is 4.2 miles. I completed a longer run this week of 5.8 miles, so I think I’m ready. Wish me luck! Continue reading Marathon Relay is Tomorrow
It’s 3 weeks tomorrow to my marathon relay and a gorgeous Saturday morning in the Burgh! It’s already 9:18 am and I’m having an internal debate about should I go running or cycling today? Such a dilemma. Our daughter is … Continue reading 3 Weeks to Marathon Relay