Category Archives: push-ups

Lifting Weights – Getting Started

I hope the new year is off to a good start for you. There’s a good chance that you, like thousands of people, have made some resolutions to improve something in the coming year. I hope that at least part … Continue reading

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Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

I am so going to get in trouble for that title! – this is another post about my mom. Some of you may remember my mom; I mention her pretty often. She’s my star client. I made her do pushups, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pushups

I often write and speak quite proudly about my mother and her pushups. She is a shining example of many of the principals I try to convey to my clients at and Stay Fit Stay Strong. When I first … Continue reading

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Push-ups for My Mother

Back to push-ups…. my mother called me yesterday – she can now do 2 full push-ups! When I first evaluated her last August, she could not push herself up once from a prone position. She had an exercise routine, mostly … Continue reading

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Since returning from India, I’ve been catching up on some of the news that I missed while away. I just came across an article in the Science Times section of The New York Times ( From March 11, 2008, there … Continue reading

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