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Pilates Ball Abs

Pilates Ball Abs

There’s lots of variations of pilates ball abs exercises.  This is one of them…. A couple of ‘tweaks’ in an exercise can - Make a basic exercise...

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Stop making excuses

Stop making excuses

When I was 35 I came out of a 12 year relationship.  It should have ended at 10 years.  But like most relationships you drag them on to the bitter...

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Yoga Pose Variations

Yoga Pose Variations

For 99% of us our 50’s are the era of the bloated stomach!  I’ve given up stressing about ‘why my stomach is bloated today’!  It is what it is. ...

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Low Impact Cardio Ideas

Low Impact Cardio Ideas

In my 40’s I used to get trained by a guy who trained acrobats.  He had me doing some crazy stuff.  And a lot of it involved jumping from various...

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Check Your Body Balance

Check Your Body Balance

The last time my body balance was truely challenged was several years ago.  On a 3 day zip-lining adventure on the Bolivian Plateau in Laos. It was...

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Chair Pose Variations

Chair Pose Variations

“Wow….they’re little feet for THOSE legs!” A male masseuse said this to me several years ago.  I was 3/4 naked on the table.  In my most vulnerable...

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Staggered Stance Fly

Staggered Stance Fly

A simple change in how you stand when you perform an exercise makes you work more muscle groups in your body.  The Staggered Stance!  You get BIG...

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Perky Butt?  Crab Walk Video Demo

Perky Butt? Crab Walk Video Demo

“Oh….you’ve got lazy glute muscles” “Oh…f…u!” I thought to myself. A chiropractor told me this in my 30’s.  Midway through an adjustment!  I never...

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Bio Identical Hormones

Bio Identical Hormones

“Oh sh…t what about my troches”!  One of my first thoughts!  March 2020 the world was going into lockdown and governments were screaming at their...

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Good New Years Resolutions?

Good New Years Resolutions?

So what’s a good new years resolution?  Straight up…don’t make it about health and fitness! New Years in Bali is in March - it’s the Hindu New Year...

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What You Focus On Expands

What You Focus On Expands

As a young kid I used to watch my Nanna pluck the hairs out of her chin.  And wonder why she had so many!   AND why she wasn’t embarrassed about...

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