Mark Brown’s Muscle for the Middle When did we become the old ones in the weight room? For those of us dipping a toe into middle age, we are fortunate to be part of the first generation of exercisers exposed to the great value of strength training. Prior to the 1990s, the weight room was […]Muscle for the Middle: Solutions and Substitutions to Stay Strong! — Mark Brown Fitness
I’m so pleased to repost and follow my trainer’s new blog. Mark is the real deal when it comes to knowing about strength and fitness. Twenty plus years ago, Mark taught me how to box – a passion I will continue until my last huffing breath.
If you are interested in staying fit and healthy, follow along with him!
On the first day of vacation, I rented this beaut. Her gears were limited but her determination was great.
Her basket remained empty, the backpack strapped to my body. Together, “Townie” and I headed up.
I stopped a few times to dismount and push Townie upward.
Sometimes, I would stop to take pictures (like this one) …
to remind me how far I had traveled away from town.
Once, I stopped to take a flower-selfie:
I continued my climb.
When I reached my goal, there was nothing left to do but zip down, view the geese in the wetlands …
and park my bike at the Corner in front of the rental store.
It was time to say goodbye to the basket with the invisible Toto, and to the bike itself.
With three clicks of my heels, the week had passed. Home was waiting.
Weekly photo prompt: Corner
‘Cause this is what greeted me after my kickboxing workout tonight!
This man, Chris Hageseth, my writing and editing buddy, has Parkinson’s Disease. Instead of giving in to it, he redefines it. Chris is “The Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, a retired psychiatrist, author and an outspoken activist on sweating out Parkinson’s disease through exercise.”
Please read THIS outstanding article! Go Chris!! You are an inspiration!