Should you STOP! DOING THE PLANK IF YOU’RE OVER 50?

By Amanda Thebe and Kim Schlag This was the provocative headline a social media page, with a significant influential presence posted last week.  STOP! DOING THE PLANK IF YOU’RE OVER 50! She later updated the post to add some context, stating “the plank exercise puts pressure on the bladder, which may already be weakened without the influence of oestrogen. To … Read More

14 Exercises You Should Modify If You’re Over 50 – The Outrage!

If you are reading my blog posts, the chances are you are a fitness enthusiast, rather than a fitness professional and may not have been party to the furoar over an article written in The Readers Digest this week, citing 14 Exercises You Should Avoid If You’re Over 50 (which has now been updated to 14 Exercises You Should Modify … Read More

Spotlight on 4 Women Master DVRT Trainers: Strong and Over 50

Being a women over 40 in the fitness industry means that I often have to remind people that I am very strong and capable. There is a strange perception out there that older women are not able to live up to the expectations of their youth and are not able to be stronger than their counterparts.  This misconception couldn’t be … Read More