My Blog

  • Hiking in in the desert in Israel
    11/08/2016 - 07:54

    For those of you who do not know me, my name is Jennifer and I have been director of Lifeline Personal Training for over 21 years.  I provide in-home...

  • Lifting Weights Will Change Your Life
    10/29/2016 - 13:02
    1. Weight training helps you lose fat, as muscle is metabolically active and helps you burn more calories at rest.  For each pound of muscle...
  • Sucessful, long term weight loss is possible
    10/25/2016 - 13:38

    The long-term National Weight Loss Registry project in the US tracks individuals who have lost at least 30 lb and kept it off for at least a year....

  • Sister Madonna Buder - Iron Nun , Olga Kotelko - What Makes Olga Run? , Ernestine Shepard - Bodybuilder! , Paul Reese - ultra distance runner , BJ McHugh - world record holder
    09/29/2016 - 09:51

    I recently turned 46 (!), and in celebration of this I decided today to write about different aspects of aging, by highlighting several older adult athletes...

  • Use exercise to manage chronic pain
    09/19/2016 - 14:46

    Chronic pain is a peculiar thing.  Consider this: 20 percent of individuals with the worst knees on MRI have no pain, and 20 percent of those with the least...

  • Woman weight training
    09/10/2016 - 19:09

    I am often asked how I get favorable results from strength training.  Here are some evidence-based strategies which I myself enjoy:

    • If you are...
  • Prevent low back pain
    08/08/2016 - 07:50

    Eighty percent of the population experiences low back pain at some point in their lives.  This condition (for which there can be a myriad of causative...

  • Exercise protects your mental health
    08/07/2016 - 09:49

    In today’s world, stress abounds.  It often can seem as if everyone we know is “stressed out” - overwhelmed with the sheer amount of tasks required on a...

  • Older adult athletes - inspiring!
    07/19/2016 - 09:54

    I would like to share the story of one of my long term clients, Dave, whom I have been training for twenty years.  In many ways, Dave represents the new...

  • Inactivity: More Deadly Than Smoking
    07/06/2016 - 07:30

    Excessive sitting is as dangerous as smoking.  A large-scale study from the University of Leicester in Britain, published in the medical journal ...

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