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Most people are motivated to workout for the physical benefits-losing weight, toning up, getting healthy and looking good.

But there’s a growing body of scientific researching showing it’s just as important, if not more so, to work up a good sweat to give us a bigger, smarter, more successful brain. If you want to optimize […]

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Live Long and Prosper

On August 18, 2016 By

Not everyone has to agree with Star Trek nerds when it comes to entertainment choices. But everyone should agree that this motto is a great life plan! To make it come true, you need more than just a healthy body. You need a healthy mind. I call this the BBB connection, meaning body, brains, and […]

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Numerous studies have demonstrated that appropriate progressive resistance exercise for the lumbar spine muscles can significantly increase trunk extension strength and reduce low back discomfort (Carpenter and Nelson 1999; Morrow 1997; Risch et al. 1993).

The most effective exercise for strengthening the low back muscles appears to be full range (approximately 75 degrees) of […]

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Walking Peg Miles

On March 31, 2016 By

Two years ago, a friend died suddenly after a horrendously short battle with cancer. I guess we all have our own way of remembering and honoring people we’ve lost.   I remember Peg through “Peg miles”. 

I am a walker. For 25 years, I’ve walked for exercise and enjoyment. I don headphones, select […]

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High intensity endurance weight training in moderation may be the right mix of physical activity that provides the best of cardio and weight training in half the time.

For years we have been told mixing cardo training with weight training is a must to ensure we are effectively working our cardiovascular system, however, many people […]

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Many seniors understand the need and benefits of aerobic exercise, especially as we age.  However a new study, recently published by the Stanford School of Medicine, highlights new research on just how beneficial running may be to seniors:




Running slows the aging clock, Stanford researchers find:

Regular running slows […]

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