2-MINS TO INCREASE MUSCLE POWER

As we age, we tend to lose muscle power at a much greater rate than we lose strength.Remember, there are different muscle fibers in the body with specific roles. Type I fibers are slow-twitch and aerobic. Type II fibers are fast-twitch and anaerobic. And then, there...
Strength Training Makes Cardio Workouts Easier

Strength Training Makes Cardio Workouts Easier

Move over, diamonds! Dumbbells are now a girl’s best friend! Strength training delivers so many more health benefits beyond stronger muscles. From weight loss to protecting your heart, from sharpening your brain, to preventing type 2 diabetes, from whittling...

NEW Research On How To OPTIMIZE Your Strength Training And BRAIN!

It’s easy to view fitness as a collection of individual traits…strength, flexibility, and endurance. Each of these functions can be measured individually, based off of the weight of your dumbbells, the miles on the treadmill, or the fluidity of your yoga...
The Adult Way To Strength Train

The Adult Way To Strength Train

Envision the possibilities of being stronger. You could hike to the peak of a mountain, speed up your 5k time, carry heavy groceries, and easily lift your luggage while en-route to your dream vacation. Getting older doesn’t mean putting these activities on hold!...
4 Best Toning Moves For Women

4 Best Toning Moves For Women

Exciting news…Women’s Day just rated my NEW Total Body Toning DVD as one of the top workouts for getting back in shape. They said… If your goal is to be stronger in the new year, Total Body Toning is the DVD for you. Its focus is on strength...
Turn Your Body Into A Fat-Burning Machine In 2 Mins

Turn Your Body Into A Fat-Burning Machine In 2 Mins

Turn Your Body Into A Fat-Burning Machine In 2 Mins Truth: Muscle Is The Secret To Burning Fat After 50 I once received a frantic text from a friend… “Kathy, I’m desperate. It’s my thighs. I don’t know what’s going on—they’re exploding! The fat is flooding...
Yoga For Strength Training

Yoga For Strength Training

The past few weeks, we’ve been digging into one of my favorite topics – strength training. (If you missed it, start here for 10 Reasons To Strength Train At ANY Age.) But today, I want to dive into an element of strength training that you may not have...
10 Reasons To Strength Train…No Matter What Your Age

10 Reasons To Strength Train…No Matter What Your Age

This week, I met an incredible woman. She’s 70-something (at a certain age, who needs to be exact?), and pumps it out in CrossFit THREE TIMES A WEEK! Through smart training and good nutrition, she proves that you can look good and feel young at any age. And,...
#FitnessFriday Ultimate Sculpt Clip

#FitnessFriday Ultimate Sculpt Clip

Take 2 minutes to build muscle and shrink fat with today’s video clip. This strength training workout alternates between total-body moves and core conditioning exercises. Feel vibrant while building muscle and shrinking fat! Share...
Should Exercise Change with Age?

Should Exercise Change with Age?

Remember your “No pain, no gain” days? Exercising through pain really is a thing of the past. Now, it’s important for exercisers of all ages to listen to their bodies to avoid extremes and maintain a lifetime of activity. Staying active helps keep you healthy and...