post

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...]

post

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...]

post

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...]

post

Stop with the Insults: Start Celebrating Our Strong Bodies

How do you react when you see yourself in a mirror...naked? Sadly, if you're like me, your brain buzzes with self-directed insults. "Oh my god, I'm so fat," "What an ugly flabby belly," "That's no … [Read more...]

post

Age is Just a Number. It is for Sister Madonna, Can be for You, Too

No matter what your age is, you can start right now to moving towards participating in any athletic activity. Yes, you can. https://youtu.be/SEf7MoQYgzE Video credit: The Nike Channel on … [Read more...]