Author: Frederick

Setting up a home gym is worthwhile

About three years ago, I figured out that I was wasting money on a gym membership. Because of my work requirements, driving the kids to their many activities and taking care of errands and household tasks, I just never found the opportunity to workout. I wasn’t getting to the gym more than once per week. […]

Husband refuses to work out

My husband and I are both 55 years old. I have been a vegetarian most of my life. I don’t smoke or drink alcohol or coffee. I make fitness a priority and a daily routine. I workout first thing in the morning. I dedicate a full hour to exercise. After taking the time to thoroughly […]

Getting a new jump rope system

For my birthday, my daughter purchased me a jump rope system. At first, I was doubtful of this costly rope set. I’ve always made jump roping a main staple of my daily workout and managed just fine with a plain leather rope with weighted wooden handles. These modern ropes are made of a smooth, synthetic […]

Working out on a stationary bike

Because of severe weather, there’s hardly any chance for me to workout outdoors. While I’ve attempted to dress for cold winds, rain, snow and sleet, going for a jog rarely turns out to be a productive workout. There’s also the problem of possibly slipping, falling and suffering an injury. I’ve needed to find ways to […]