71 year old Fred was. What a difference 30 days can make! Fred went to a boot camp for 30 days, changed his diet, his exercise, and his pants size. Maybe you can’t go away for 30 days, but you can start now. Decide to exercise every day. Just make a commitment. The rest willContinue reading “Are You Ready to Get Fit for the Rest of Your Life?”
Spinach, sliced hard boiled eggs, tomato, avocado, yellow pepper with Meyer lemon squeezed on top. Throw it into a lunch bag with a fork, a napkin, a bottle of water and you have a perfect lunch away from home.
Top ten reasons to do weight training? Here they are. 10. Add spice to your gym life. Get off those big machines and try mixing it up with exercises that work your whole body synergistically. Weight training has a new face. It’s just not pumping iron. Using your body away from the machines can beContinue reading “Top 10 reasons to do Weight Training”
Yoko Ono turns 80 and she’s made a music video with some of her famous neighbors. “I’m a Bad Dancer” shows her busting a groove in less than sprightly moves with no apologies. You go girl. Gotta keep moving! Click here to watch the video. http://seniorplanet.org/watch-yoko-ono-im-a-bad-dancer/
So much body dysfunction originates from poor posture. Hunching over a computer constantly as well as general aging exasperates what is already a common phenomenon. Many of us don’t stand up straight. Stand against a wall with your feet nearly touching. Keep your chin level. Engage your core. Your body should touch at the backContinue reading “Best Stretch for Hunched Over Computer Users (and everyone else)”
Solid evidence that mom was right. Eat your vegetables and live a longer and healthier life! According to Dr. Eberhart-Phillips very few of us eat enough servings of fruits and vegetables (at least five) daily. For those who do, scientific data show it can reduce risk of heart disease (by 17%!), reduce risk of diabetes,Continue reading “Eat your Vegetables!”
I’m in my 60’s and I’m an athlete. No, I don’t do anything amazing like running marathons. I’m just really fit. It wasn’t always that way. Born pre-Title Nine, I wasn’t exposed to sports; there were no teams for girls. I grew up smoking with friends at the mall. In my 30’s I quit smokingContinue reading “About Me – My Story”