Strength over 50

Longevity: Lifting Weights and Quality of Life

Longevity, Quality of Life and Weightlifting Lifting weights regularly can definitely add high quality years to your life. I make this statement based on my own experience, observing others, and reading some of the scant literature on longevity. I make this claim as...

Exercise Machines: Why Pay Big Bucks when Free is better?

Exercise Machines: Why Pay Big Bucks when Free is Better? At age 81 I am a registered member of the old school of fitness training. As I view the proliferation of new and improved fitness products I am routinely struck by how many of them provide a zero or negative...

Building habits for the life you want

Building habits for the life you want Each of us has only so much energy and time during a given day. If we want to realize our full potential, we need to make the best possible use of our limited resources of time and energy. This is often call time management. That...

Your First Powerlifting Meet

Your first powerlifting meet can be an exciting, exhilarating and rewarding experience. It can also be frustrating, confusing and humbling. If you know what to expect, and what you must do to be prepared, good things are more likely to happen. I have enjoyed competing...

5 Tricks I learned working out during the Covid lockdown

It was about a year ago that they gyms in my area were put in lockdown because of Covid. For the first time since I was an obnoxious teenager I could not go to a gym to play with barbells and other heavy objects. This was a day I thought would never come. However,...

Your Personal Data Driven Training Management System: Part 1

Your Personal Data Driven Training Management System: Part 1 None of the regular readers of this newsletter suffer from a lack of energy or enthusiasm for working out.  It is almost impossible to keep us out of the gym.  Even during Covid restrictions all of...