Training for an Ultra Marathon at 57!

This was such a fun interview with my friend Dorian Meyer.  We sat on  Dorian’s beautiful porch overlooking Sandy Hook and the NYC skyline.   I have been wanting to interview her because she has such amazing energy and spirit!  I’ve known Dorian for a long time through running. She was an exceptional runner in her “day”!

During the interview, we talk about fashion, running. and her latest challenge, ultra marathoning.  At the age of 57, Dorian is training for a 50 mile Ultra Marathon!

Dorian’s last race was the NYC marathon in 2004. She stopped racing because she needed to take care of her Mom and sister who both sadly had cancer. She describes how running saved her during that time. I had the same kind of experience when Thomas, my miracle kid was in the hospital for 13 months. I would get up, run and then drive to the hospital. It saved me too. You just put one foot in front of the other.

Enjoy the interview.
Go see Dorian for new sneakers at her beautiful blue store in Shrewsbury, NJ. Shore Footed.

The view from the porch!



I have been making Nut Fudge for a quick go to snack. I have been increasing the Fat and reducing the grains and sugar. It is my new healthy sustainable lifestyle!

Here is the Basic Recipe. (Add you own pet touches.)

1 Stick organic grass fed butter

1/2 cup coconut oil

8 drops stevia

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup chopped raw nuts

2 scoops of protein powder (I use soy or whey protein.)

Melt the butter and coconut oil in sauce pan. Add the rest of the ingredients. I spread the fudge into a 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate.  Cut into small squares.

The Nut Fudge is high in calories. It won’t cause a spike in your blood sugar. Enjoy a small piece.

Recipe based on Dr. Mercola’s Recipe.

A Success Story!

Every year my brothers and sisters get together for Mom’s birthday! Mom just wants her kids there which makes it really special for her and us! Dad cooks for all of us…AND we love it!

My sisters  make an annual OutdoorFit appearance since they have flown up for the weekend. We know how to have a good time together! Squats, lunges, burpees etc.:) This year, Patty said that the workout was so much more doable for her because she has been walking 20 minutes a day since January1st…. her 2014 intention. She began by just walking and now she is running and walking for 20 minutes and she is feeling a difference! Yeah Patty, a great start and here is a easy way to bump it up abit!

A Weekly Routine

  • 20 minutes of run, walking daily
  • 20 squats 3 times a week
  • Do the 20/10/20/10 plank for 3 minutes 3 times a week.

Squats are great functional movement exercise! Incorporate 20 squats, 3 times a week into your workout routine.

Be consistent and you will see results!

How to get Fit in Four weeks?

Health and Fitness is a life long process. 80% of your health is dependent on lifestyle choices. I think that is great NEWS! The key is to get up and start moving!

(Of course, diet and great supplements are equally as important…more on that in later posts.)

Here is the second week video in a series of 4, to get you started on an exercise program. So many commented that they watched last week’s  video.  FYI, you need to do more than watch if you want results. Is that mean or inspiring?

We have many women in their fifties, sixties and seventies at OutdoorFit that have transformed their bodies. They are healthy, strong and empowered. I tell people at OutdoorFit to give it two weeks and you will start to feel a difference.

Please let me know how you are doing! I love hearing from you!

Winter Warriors 101

We are starting our program with a 20 minute daily walk. This morning I woke up to a foot of snow and 16 degrees. George my dog is a nag and doesn’t care what the weather is.  He is always up for a hike outside.

It is so important to get outside and exercise! It boosts your immune system, helps you to beat the winter blues and the winter fat!

Here is a short inspirational video to get you moving. Please post in the comments below that you went for you walk!