Diane Fields

Background

Is it possible to achieve a physique transformation over the age of 40? Yes, you can achieve your physique goals while improving health, wellness and longevity. And along with her own physique transformation came a lifestyle change that resulted in the formation of a unique fitness company, Legendary Fitness, LLC, designed to help the baby boomer generation redefine the aging process.

As an ISSA Master Trainer, Specialist in Fitness for Older Adults and Specialist in Performance Nutrition, Diane saw some common injuries in baby boomers called, boomeritis. The over 40 population requires special attention while engaging in resistance training and cardiovascular exercise, as well as, sound nutrition and additional recovery times. First-hand experience of achieving significant weight loss through dedication to a lifestyle change resulted in carving out a niche in the baby boomer market place, where she quickly became a popular fitness writer with articles published in magazines, books and on websites.

In fact, it was one of Diane?s baby boomer articles that prompted the current writing collaboration and life partnership with IFBB bodybuilder, Dr. Richard Baldwin. Richard, recently named a Legend of Bodybuilding by IronMan magazine and Diane teamed up to write the over 40 fitness column, Bodybuilding for Baby Boomers, here on Bodybuilding.com. Together they publish a weekly health and fitness e-newsletter through their website, www.legendaryfitness.com and are about to begin writing a training and weight loss book aimed at people over the age of forty.

Diane has been nominated to an advisory committee on the National Board of Fitness Experts, a group of fitness industry leaders and medical experts that are shaping the direction of the personal training industry with the introduction of nationwide standards through the design and implementation of the first set of National Board Certification Examinations scheduled for February 2005. She is currently working on a certification in Fitness Therapy and completing a second master?s degree at Florida State University. Name: Diane Fields
Years of Bodybuilding: 6
Favorite Body parts: Biceps/Triceps
Favorite exercise: Lying triceps extensions
Favorite supplements: Glutamine, multivitamins, super anti-oxidants and whey protein
Hobbies: Yoga, studying the history of bodybuilding and going to school.
Favorite Bodybuilders: Richard Baldwin, of course!
Age: 47
Height: 5?1?
Weight: 117-125

Articles

  • Tennis Anyone? Tennis Training Tips.

    Do your groundstrokes need polish? Or do your volleys lack finesse? How about adding spin and power to your serve? Now is the time for tennis training.

  • Hiring A Personal Trainer!

    This article is presented as the first of a two part series to help you choose a trainer in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Hitting The Gym After 40!

    Understand the physiological changes that happen through aging, and take a pro-active stance in reversing or slowing down the aging process.

  • Dave Draper On Tour

    Find out what Dave is up to these days when Diane visited Dave when he was on one of his latest book tours! Also, find out why so many young bodybuilders are admiring Draper.

  • Biceps Training!

    Although a wide range of clients produces a myriad of goals, one theme is common for most that enter the gym, biceps development.

  • Active And Fit In Your 40's And 50's?: Beware Of Boomeritis

    Babyboomers, the legendary generation that challenged our view of youth in the 1960's are at it again. Born between 1946 and 1964 the oldest boomers are rapidly approaching the age of sixty.

  • Bodybuilding For Babyboomers!

    From the babyboomers in your 40s and 50s and beyond, this new section of Bodybuilding.com will focus on improving your physique through nutrition, cardiovascular exercise and resistance training.

  • Considering Glutamine?

    Looking for a way to feel centered and calm? You guessed it, recent research is hinting at the ability of glutamine to alter mood.

  • Learning From A Legend!

    Lessons learned from training with legendary bodybuilder, Richard Baldwin!

  • Want Big, Diamond-Shaped Calves? Take This Calf Challenge!

    Men, boys, winners, losers; what creates the vast delta that separates the two categories? In bodybuilding the separation between winners and losers is often found in the neglected area of calf development.