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Life Begins@Sixty
 
Women seeking a lifetime of health and total wellness can find answers in Life Begins@Sixty, a fitness and exercise book written from the viewpoint of an "older" woman, by an "older" woman, fitness trainer Joan Frentz. Life Begins@Sixty - Living Longer, Stronger Lives
  • What does it mean to be and stay physically fit?
  • What do you need to know?
  • What do you need to do?
The 236-page book covers the physiology of women and exercise, why do we have to exercise, what do we need to do, what are our choices, and what should we expect—all these questions are discussed in an easy, understandable fashion. References are made to various studies and quotes and tidbits from a variety of prominent professionals involved in health and fitness.
 
As an inspiration to others, personal experiences and reflections of some of her clients are included. Also, included are a series of “mental” exercises, and fitness and personal care tips and suggestions. The reader is encouraged to examine who she is, how she appears to herself, what changes she needs to make, the available options, and how to make the changes.
 
Examples:
  • How do you appear to you?
  • Who are your role models?
  • If you had one more hour a day, what would you do?
  • What do you eat?
          Your Personal Pledge Setting Your Goals

 
Joan credits exercise for overcoming years of suffering with continual pain due to arthritis and bursitis. Now in her late 60s, Joan is a personal fitness trainer for “older” women, writes a general fitness column for a local paper, and speaks enthusiastically to anyone who will listen how, "Exercise is literally the CURE ALL."
 
 
 
"Muscles allow us to move.
Strong muscles support the joints,
reducing the chances of injury. "
                            - Joan Frentz