Are you ready to have a good time? To laugh, to move your body, to share a positive experience with others? Of course, you are! Everyone is. And, as we slowly return to more “normal” activities, keep in mind how important fun is. It’s true in everything, from work to relationships. If we enjoy what […]
In today’s society, we want everything fast. Food. Weight loss. Tax returns! So, it might be natural that we also think “fast” must mean “best” when it comes to exercise. And sometimes, for some people, it might be. But should you be cranking up the reps and speed as much as possible? Not so fast! […]
In the world of older women taking control of their health, Vera Teachout, 65, and Cheri Hunt, 73, are myth-busting superstars. They work out several times a week doing functional exercise with body weight, free weights, and cardio to stay healthy and flexible in their retirement. They are remarkable for doing so well […]
Sharon Trott Started YPB workouts in December 2019 Age: 65 Occupation: Retired in August 2018 Please help us celebrate Sharon Trott’s success! We’ve been working together for nearly a year, and she has made fantastic progress toward her goals. Check out her story! When I retired in 2018, I had more time for exercising, so […]
Are you longing for some good news? We all are. 2020 is one of the most trying years in recent memory, with the pandemic leading the way. It’s enough to make some of us want to hibernate until things get better. But guess what? We’re not bears. And we don’t have to be. We’re going […]
Quick question: What’s the biggest muscle in your body? Chest? Biceps? Brain? Nope. It’s the gluteus maximum, also known as the glutes, also known as Your Butt. If you think you’re stuck with the tush you have, then you’re not only mistaken – you’re also asking for all kinds of mobility issues. Exercising the glutes […]
What’s Stopping You from Improving Your Life? Facts are: You have the time, money, and motivation. What kills time, eats money, withers motivation? The same thing that’s more dangerous than almost any exercise: doing nothing.
Why Don’t We Talk More about Fitness as Disease Prevention? It seems like we’ve talked more about avoiding sickness this year than ever. We have all heard many times that we’re supposed to wash hands frequently. That we’re to stay at a safe distance from other people, and wear masks in public. We’re told not […]
Did you know that speed and power are two of the most reliable indicators of longevity and long-term health?
Elastic exercise bands have been common in physical therapy offices, gyms and fitness studios. They’re a low-cost, lightweight option for resistance training, which is crucial for people over 50.