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Forget Dieting: Eating Strategies Work Better

There are lots of problems with diets and dieting. If diets worked long term, then we wouldn’t have an obesity problem in America. Instead of wasting time picking on all the diets in the world, let’s discuss what would work better: personalized eating strategies. Eating…

Free Gym Membership for Seniors: Let’s Start Sooner

Q. Who gives away free gym memberships? A. Medicare health insurance for seniors 65 and older. Ask if your plan includes a gym membership benefit. It’s called “Silver Sneakers.” You may have the Silver Sneakers benefit and not know it! Find out. I don’t know…

Summer’s Over: Get Back To Fitness

So you took some time off this summer. Okay, well maybe you took the entire summer off. Summer is over now, but not your life. Now is the time to restart your good fitness habits and regain all the great benefits you were starting to…

“NO TIME TO EXERCISE” DEBUNKED

“I don’t have time.” If this is your excuse for not working out, then get ready to have it debunked. If you’re breathing right now, you have enough time to work out. If you’re breathing right now, you have enough time to work out. The…

AGE and SUGAR: WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON?

Q. What do age and sugar have in common? A. They both get too much blame for far too much. Age and sugar related issues continue to be big issues for many people worldwide. Both bear responsibility for all kinds of problems, but guard against…

FORTY NOW? “OLD” or “OUT OF SHAPE”

My sister Connie recently had her 75th birthday and has taken up strength training with weights. She was thrilled to learn that her health care plan includes a gym membership at no additional cost to her- but also wondered why she was unaware of this…

HOW DO YOU MOVE? AGING POSTURE AND MOVEMENT

Posture and body movement can reveal, from a distance, a lot about an individual. When a person you don’t know is walking toward you, you can probably guess the person’s age range- long before a face comes into view. Young people move distinguishably different than…

WAIT! EXERCISE ISN’T ALL ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

Get past the thinking that associates the need for exercise with the need to lose weight. Of course there is a relationship between exercise and weight loss- but the connection and the association between the two isn’t one that’s always relevant. There is a fundamental…

DEBUNKING EXCUSES: WHAT’S YOUR BEST ONE?

If you want fitness encouragement you have found it! Debunking excuses- it’s what we like to do. We can help you debunk your best excuse. Have a silent conversation with yourself. What’s your best excuse for why you don’t exercise or why you don’t eat…

DEBUNKING EXCUSES: FITNESS ISN’T DIFFICULT

Debunking excuses- it’s what we like to do. Have a silent conversation with yourself. What’s your best excuse for why you don’t exercise or why you don’t eat better? It’s not difficult or time consuming to be in great shape and it can be accomplished…