Grab This Stretching Guide!

Motion is lotion. Or in other words: if you don’t move it you lose it. Simple mobility moves like the 13 stretches in this video can: ->Decrease back pain ->Keep you functional ->Prevent injury I’m here to help you keep moving pain free! Grab the 13 stretches I did in the video; you can do … Continued

Knee Injury? Do These Exercises

  Injured? There’s almost always a work around to continue some kind of exercise. If you have a knee injury, focus on hip hinging exercises to continue to fire your lower body muscles without inflaming the knee. You may also train the uninjured side with single leg movements (like quad extensions, ham curls etc) to … Continued

Workout Motivation Trick

Stop waiting on motivation to workout. Just put on your clothes & get going. Motivation comes from ACTION. It’s okay if some days you just ‘go thru the motions’ of your workout. The only ‘bad’ workout is the one that never happened. If you need a little extra oomph, train with me here:

Too Tired to Workout? Solution

You can always find a reason to skip a workout. Me too! I felt too busy & too tired to workout this day, so I implemented the ’10 minute rule’. The deal is that you do 10 minutes of movement & then either give yourself permission to skip out or (more likely), finish the workout … Continued

Best Workout for Women 40+

What’s the ‘perfect’ workout? The one that makes you feel good & you can do regularly… Yes, workouts, like resistance training, are especially beneficial, but only if you do them. It’s better to do exercise that might be ‘less’ beneficial regularly than doing a ‘more’ beneficial workout infrequently. You do you! Keep moving! Oh, and … Continued

Stop Doing This Ab Move

Stop doing these weighted side bends. They will only serve to wreck your back. You can’t spot reduce so NO one particular exercise will whittle your waist. But, you can strengthen your core (and also support your back) with things like side planks. If you really want to lose your menopause belly, here’s a metabolism … Continued

Vacation Workout

When you’re on holidays & your partner doesn’t know that ‘Cindy’ was invited… 5 pull ups 10 push ups 15 air squats I’ve been adding a round every day. Alan jumped in on day 3 (12 rounds). This is a perfect push/pull/leg workout with basically no equipment. And great for rehab for my hip (post … Continued

Tips to Get Your Workout Done

Make your life a little easier by putting a few habits in place to get that workout DONE! If you’re a woman over 40, here’s the perfect at-home solution to lose your menopause belly:

Hip Replacement Recovery Update – 4 Weeks Post Op

Facing hip replacement?  I’m documenting my experience to help you know what to expect. I had the anterior approach surgery which meant no muscles were cut so recovery is faster. At 4 weeks post op: No pain meds. ROM – I’m working on range of motion & can get to a 90° squat but my … Continued

Beginner Pull Up Progression

Want to do a pull up? It’s a worthy and DOABLE goal, even for those late to the game. Side note: I learned how to do all kinds of skills like kipping pull ups, muscle ups, toes to bar, handstand push ups & handstand walking well into my 50’s. If I can learn, so can … Continued