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February 28, 2018

Build Muscle even with a Bad Knee

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Building muscle when you’re over 60 is tough enough. It gets even harder when age-related issues like arthritis get in the way. I got some bad news recently. I’m going to need a knee replacement surgery. I’ve had a bad knee, bone-on-bone, for nearly 40 years. Arthritis finally got the better of it. Muscle building […]

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January 25, 2018

Resistance Bands: Full Workout

woman bands lunge

If you’re not already familiar with Resistance Bands, you should get to know them. They are an inexpensive but great source of smooth, constant tension on your targeted muscles. And they are very versatile.  Below, you can see a quick video I put together that takes you through a 4 day Full Body workout in […]

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January 23, 2018

Muscle Building Inspiration: Matt Parisi

Need a little inspiration? Check out Matt. He’s the guy pictured on deck this past summer, fishing for tuna off Gloucester, Ma. He’s got a great build. Check out those traps, delts and arms. Would you believe he’s 68 years old and has only been training for a couple years? There’s even more to Matt’s story.Matt Parisi […]

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January 21, 2018

Don’t Give Up on Yourself

Don’t give up on yourself. Easy to say, but how? They say that mid January is the most depressing time of the year. Holiday fun was over, the bills started coming due and all the talk about looking back on life got us all a little down-hearted. Those things are especially true for people our […]

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