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Lost in the Land of Oz

May 4th, 2013 by Joan Maiden

  I don’t watch Dr. Oz very often because when I do I always end up pissed off.  If you follow the advice on the show, you’d be taking hundreds of pills a day, spending lots of money and still have no idea  what to eat and what not to eat. Every week there is […]

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What’s Your Five Year Plan?

November 2nd, 2014 by Joan Maiden

“What’s your five year plan,” the doctor asked Helen. “What do you mean, my five year plan, I’m 80.” “Everyone needs a five year plan.  I think you need to start strength training.” “WHAT!  I’m 80!” “No excuses–let’s find you a trainer.” That’s how I came to do strength training with 80-year-old Helen.  Helen had […]

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Don’t F**k with My Food

April 4th, 2013 by Joan Maiden

When Katherine first came to work out with me, she could barely make it down my basement stairs and then had to sit down to catch her breath.  Katherine was in her early 50s and weighed over 350 pounds.  One of the first things I asked Katherine was what her diet was like.  She looked […]

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Everyone Needs a Five Year Plan

April 4th, 2013 by Joan Maiden

“What’s your five year plan,” the doctor asked Helen. “What do you mean, my five year plan, I’m 80.” “Everyone needs a five year plan.  I think you need to start strength training.” “WHAT!  I’m 80!” “No excuses–let’s find you a trainer.” That’s how I came to do strength training with 80-year-old Helen.  Helen had […]

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