exercise Archives - Elizabeth Franklin

Working out the kinks

Last year, I joined the local gym hoping to gain some flexibility in my increasingly tighter joints and muscles and perhaps lose some weight in my ever widening surface areas.  I am pleased to say that I have gone to the gym faithfully three to four times a week, even taking on a trainer.  My Read more about Working out the kinks[…]

To exercise or not? That is my question.

The fifties are a tricky age.  Mentally, I feel like I’m still eighteen years old, but recently, my body has begun a little protest of its own. My left hip has grown noticeably weaker, and I move slower; things sag, and I feel like I am dragging myself around. My son conscientiously works out and Read more about To exercise or not? That is my question.[…]