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Challenge Yourself This Holiday Season

Are you worried that this holiday season will be just like every other one? You know, when you give up on your health goals and give in to caloric temptations? When you step on the scale on January 1 … [Read more...]

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10 Ways Sugar Affects My Brain and Body

If you're like me, you have favorite go-to sweet treats. My favorites are chocolate cake, Starbucks mocha lattes, and chocolate ice cream. Yeah, I love dark chocolate and only dark chocolate. I gotta … [Read more...]

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No Medals, No Ribbons, Still a Winner

On Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, I completed my first sprint triathlon after a two-plus year hiatus due to annoying elbow issues. While I finished dead last in a field of 38 women, 56 men, and 25 relay … [Read more...]

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Race Walk Events Done; Triathlon Remains

I've had a busy, active, and fun week thus far during the 30th edition of the Huntsman World Senior Games here in St. George, Utah. On Tuesday, Oct. 4, I competed in the 1500 meter race walk with … [Read more...]

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Why Not? Staying Fit & Active in Our Elder Years

    I often hear people ask why do people do what they do (yes, I'm guilty of this, too). I think a better question to ask is "Why not?" — depending on what those folks are doing, … [Read more...]