Saturday, 14 January 2012

Build Muscle If Your Joints Hurt

When I returned to training in the 80's that supposed to build bigger muscles should progressively heavier weights. To some degree this is true, but there are ways to get a lighter "work" muscles much harder than normal. The man with the chest most impressive I've seen in person ever benched over 205 pounds. He told me that everything is heavier, "his joints hurt" ... So he used a lighter weight to get the job done. Last summer I was stronger than ever in the chin up and shoulders, elbows, but it started hurting and I decided to mix in a 3-4 month for lifting the light to my joints a much needed break. I will outline what I do.

Monday, 9 January 2012

to Eat Healthy at the Airport

I’m spending a lot of time traveling this holiday season. My husband and I flew across the country to visit family last week, and we’re making the trip again for Christmas—which means I’m pretty familiar with the meal options at the airport. Airports don’t have the best reputation for healthy food options, but it’s not impossible to find something healthy if you know what to look for. Here are my top picks for airport food.