About the Author
John B. Payne, 54, is a personal trainer certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. John has been a recreational weightlifter since his college days. After careers as a sixth-grade teacher, a petroleum geologist, and a businessman, he has now found the job he always wanted: helping older people stay strong. John is married and has two young adult children. J. Jody Kelly, 67, is a technical writer, non-fiction writer, and instructor of technical, business, and college writing. For nine years, Jody has trained as a recreational weightlifter with John.Jody is currently studying to become a certified personal trainer. She plans to specialize in helping people over 70 stay strong and healthy. Jody has four adult children and nine grandchildren.