5 REASONS WHY, AT 75, I’M STILL LIFTING WEIGHTS!

I recently ran into an old acquaintance I hadn’t seen in many years, and after the usual hello, how are you, what have you been up to, she asked, and are you still lifting weights? Well, of course, I said. Now more than ever! I just had my 75th birthday...

WANT A FITTER BRAIN AS YOU AGE?

BE SURE YOU’RE LIFTING WEIGHTS! So far we’ve known that exercise improves brain function. But most studies of exercise and brain health have focused on aerobic activities such as running or walking. Now a new study suggests that light resistance training may also slow the age-related shrinkage of our...

HOW I OVERCAME MY DEPRESSION

For many years, almost half a lifetime, I was sad and depressed. I felt helpless to change my situation and hopeless that things would get better. I blamed and hated  myself for my insecurities.my inability to express my true feelings and stand up for myself. I also hated the...

TAKE YEARS OFF YOUR FACE

TAKE YEARS OFF YOUR FACE by DE-STRESSING YOUR SKIN Dr. Amy Wechsler says that it’s not your age that’s causing half of those lines and wrinkles. It’s your life. In her book, The Mind-Beauty Connection, Dr. Wechsler explains that by age thirty, we’re showing the first sings of normal...

AGE WITH STRENGTH AND VIGOR

Age with strength and vigor is my mantra, my passion and mission. In my book you can view pictures of seasoned lifters who started ten, twenty years ago, and today at their advance age can handle heavy weights. However, don’t let those pictures discourage you. They, like all beginners...