Category: Exercise

  • New Study: Rest Times For Muscle Growth

    How long should we rest between sets to get muscle growth? “Stronger By Science,” has answers in this article. https://ckarchive.com/b/75u7h8hk7ovqqt6rgg7rlaqgk0o66sn?ck_subscriber_id=699635117 I’m turning 60 real soon, and women have a harder time achieving hypertrophy. According to Oxford Languages, hypertrophy is, In order to continue all of my activities of daily living to age 80 and beyond,…

  • Are You Scared To Go To The Gym?

    What you need is a plan. When I started resistance and interval training in 2008, I felt uncomfortable at the gym. Most of the people in the weight room were men who had been lifting for a long time. I was significantly overweight, and I looked older than my 43 years. When I started improving,…

  • How to Shuffle Dance Over 50

    Shuffle dance helps keep me healthy and happy. Here’s how I learned. Back in 2019 I took my first shuffle class with Kelli Brock of @KelliBrockDance. She was so patient with me, and she went over the steps from the front and the back, slow then fast, so that I could start to get them…

  • Big Benefits of Weight Lifting

    Plus: The Five By Five! Back in 2008, I finally figured out how to reach and maintain a healthy weight and body composition. The key to unlocking my personal recovery from obesity was weight lifting. Here are five of the biggest benefits of resistance training: Recently, I learned about a study that showed only seven…

  • How To Feel Good Again

    How To Feel Good Again

    Good Food and Training Can Help You Enjoy The Simple Things Once More. When I was a little girl, I rarely wanted to stop playing in order to eat. I would rather play outside in the sandbox or on the swings. On rainy days I didn’t want to leave my dolls or drawing in order…

  • Does Jogging Work for Weight Loss?

    I answer questions about weight loss on Quora.com, and here is my latest answer to a good question about jogging or badminton for weight loss. Would jogging or badminton be more effective in weight loss? Let’s say an alternate jogging days of 2km with a daily one hour play of badminton. I’m obese and trying…

  • Fast Fat Loss Plan

    Fast Fat Loss Plan: 14 days of food and fitness Summer Is Here! Enjoy It In Good Health. My ketogenic food plan enhances your energy, mood, and shape by getting rid of bloating, flattening the belly, and shrinking the waistline. I developed this plan when I was working with my training clients at Gordon Studio,…

  • Simple Weight Training

    To Get Lean Safely and permanently, embrace the lifting lifestyle. Here’s how to get started. Personal Training is expensive and time consuming. In person one on one training requires you to travel to the gym, or get your home ready for a visitor. Group weight training, which I taught for years at my studio, is…

  • Is It Better To Walk or Jog to Lose Weight?

    I’m happy to answer this question because it lets me dig in to some of the things I’ve discovered about walking, jogging, running, and sprinting in the course of the past 45 years. When I was in the 7th grade, I struggled to jog a mile in P.E. even though I was pretty good at…

  • How Do I Lose Arm Fat?

    How Do I Lose Arm Fat? Is the question I just answered on Quora.com. Quora has been very helpful in showing me what people are really looking for in fitness advice, so I’ve decided to share my answer with you. Catherine’s Answer on “Arm Fat.” When I was trying to overcome obesity back in 2002,…