04/01/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Maggie Davis leading a fitness class.

COURTESY PHOTO Maggie Davis leading a fitness class.

Staying fit is not just about exercise — it’s also about what you eat.

Exercise to improve fitness, but eat a healthy diet to control weight. The two need to go hand in hand in order to be at our best. Rather than expecting our fitness program to give us a beach body, we should focus on creating change from the inside out. For instance, new brain cell growth and arteries that are clear of life threatening plaque. (more…)

06/13/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Maggie Davis in action in a spin class.

COURTESY PHOTO
Maggie Davis in action in a spin class.

A question that usually arises when I am speaking with people who exercise on a regular basis is: “Can an older person safely begin an exercise program and reap benefits?”

I decided to speak with fitness instructor Maggie Davis. She started working out to keep herself in shape and has been a certified trainer for the past 25 years. (more…)