Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fit over 40 (part 3)

How many things do you do because you want to, versus the number of things you do because you feel you have to? Is it a pretty small ratio? Guess who has the opposite ratio? Kids. Wealthy people who are … Continue reading

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Fit over 40 (part 2)

Here’s something my dad didn’t know when he was my age: There’s no reason for a guy (or gal) in his forties or beyond to feel any different than he did in his teens. And he can do it in … Continue reading

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It’s the Food, Fred (part 2)

Imagine a piping hot slice of pepperoni pizza. How about a tantalizing slice of chocolate cheesecake? Or maybe, like one of my clients, sugary soda is your “water of life”. There’s no getting around it. Food means pleasure. But let’s … Continue reading

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It’s the Food, Fred (part 1)

Since I’m a fitness trainer, you may have expected me to start my list of permanent healthful fat loss tips with some secret breakthrough exercise you should do every day. Or maybe you were dreading those fateful words “Drop and … Continue reading

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Nutrition 101

Not long after reading the Da Vinci Code a few years ago, it occurred to me that while the US Government Food Pyramid was well-intentioned, nobody I knew was able to make it work as a useful daily tool to … Continue reading

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Fit over 40 (part 1)

What makes us different, in response to exercise, as we age? Is it that our bodies simply don’t have the same potential as when we were younger? Is it the accumulation of inactivity (or, at least, reduced activity)? Is it … Continue reading

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Healthy and Delicous Four Layer Bean Dip

One can of black re-fried beans One small jar of Safeway Peach Pineapple Salsa Two avocados 16 oz. Fage 2% fat Greek Yogurt Smoked cheddar cheese Thin the beans with the salsa to desired consistency and lay down as the … Continue reading

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