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Archive | April, 2009

19 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The Fit Boomers

Seems we are a fit lot in general  –  and many of us making great strides to get there. (Us being the Baby Boomers.  My goal:  “Buffed-Boomer Queen”).  How about a few quotes from posts/articles I recently came across: “68 yr old female bodybuilder – definitely not a senior” – from a woman asking for […]

12 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Brown Fat – What is it and how do you get it?

What a concept – if you have lots of brown fat you are a calorie burning machine! Wait a minute – let’s look at all the facts. Scientists have known about brown Adipose tissue (“brown fat”) for many years.  Didn’t think adults had it, until they recently found it in specific areas of the body.  […]

04 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Train with your Brain

Sipping my electrolyte infused water between exercises, I glanced around the gym.  Couldn’t help but notice the woman on the adductor machine – staring into space as she rapidly worked her inner thighs – or at least intended to.  However, her mind was definitely elsewhere, likely anywhere but in the gym.  Then there was the guy doing lat […]

02 April 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Arms and the Woman

I had to check the date on my LA Times newspaper  –  figured I must have come across an old one I had somehow stashed.    Yes it was definitely 2009, and in the photo the first lady had dark hair and dark skin.  So was I really reading that “many women still believe that if […]