(505) 470-7831 - Email Miriam Boldman
I have been working in the fitness industry for 25 years. Wow, that’s a quarter century! Sometimes I feel like a dinosaur in this business! But after all these years, I find that I am always learning new things from my clients and from my own body, about new ways to train an aging body. When I was 30 years old, I thought I was indestructible—invincible—and I trained that way! Now, as my knees, lower back and shoulders complain to me every day about what I did to them back then, I approach fitness a bit differently. I used to train to see visible results or better times in an event. Now I want to be able to move better, function better, and lead a pain-free and healthy life. Sure, I have moments of vanity, when I ask my husband “Does my butt look big in these pants?”—we all want to look good. But my primary goal these days is to feel good, because this body has got to last for the long haul!
So, with that goal in mind, I focus on five major components:
All of these things combined will allow an aging individual to lead an active, vibrant, and independent life. Isn’t that how we all want to live—as a player not a spectator?