YOUR HEALTH Here we are in 2022, and I still hear women say, “I don’t do weights.” I understand lifting heavy weights may not be someone’s cup of tea, but we all must be working on our strength or we will find ourselves without any. Besides building up muscle and burning fat, resistance […]
Lorraine shares the importance of finding exercise that you like and how to manage the seasons of life in this month’s newsletter.
More than ever before in our history, we sit a lot…at our computers, in our vehicles, waiting rooms, while we use devices like cells and tablets, and binge-watching television shows. Since most of us don’t grow our own food, we aren’t plowing fields and harvesting. No, we sit as we drive through fast food restaurants […]
YOUR HEALTH As I was huffing and puffing the other day teaching fitness classes, I was reminded once again of the importance of intensity. So many people still do not understand that the heart needs to be challenged in order to be strengthened. It is no different than our muscles; in order for them to […]
Are you fit or healthy? That’s a trick question because I hope you are both! Unfortunately, many are one or the other. Back in 1997, I was exercising hours a day and weighed only 97 pounds at 5′ 10″. I was fit, but I was not healthy due to mismanaging stress. I thought I would […]
I don’t know about you, but I indulged this holiday. This year had its stresses and challenges, and well, I guess I just took a break and didn’t worry about what I ate. The New Year is around the corner, and it is time to get fit so we can live our life to the […]
I have had more than my fair share of health challenges, especially for my age. I have learned that I can’t let limitations stop me, but rather, I must learn how to adapt and work with what I have. As we age, this becomes even more important of a principle to embrace, and I call […]
YOUR HEALTH By now, most health clubs and gyms have opened up to some degree, allowing folks to get back on their exercise track. I thought this would be the perfect time to remind you how to get the most out of the time you spend working out. You see, 85 percent of people do […]