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We have the power to live the perfect lives we envision for ourselves.

I believe that fitness is a key to achieving this.  Exercise enriches your life. From your energizing your body, to sharpening your brains, to bringing you bliss, exercise is the secret to thriving in every area of your life.

But I know it can […]

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I need more time, doc!

While I can tell you how to live longer, healthier, and happier, I can’t wave a magic wand and make an extra hour in the day. That course wasn’t offered in medical school!

But I get it. We are all busy. Between work and family and errands (and browsing Facebook and online shopping), there […]

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As America grays, healthy aging becomes essential. Physical activity or exercise is an important piece of this. Getting regular exercise of just 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week has been linked to a reduction in heart disease, cancer, falls and cognitive impairment due to dementia, including Alzheimer-type dementia.

The physical […]

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Some days you may feel like the long hours you spend chained to your desk are killing you. The fact is, sitting more than 3-4 hours a day takes valuable years off your life. Your desk job just may be killing you!

It’s time to get off your duff! Sitting is the kiss of death!

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Your New Glory Days

On December 27, 2016 By

Though I hate to keep digging up the past (think big hair and leotards), I need to address one more aspect of the good old days that should move to memory lane for good: our workouts.

I’ve heard it too many times. People try to do the same workouts they did in high school and […]

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Weight loss runs a lot deeper than “calories in, calories out.” Here’s a closer look at some common mistakes that people make in hopes of trimming down.

In my career, I’ve trained thousands of people to lose weight. What I have found is that when these people come to me, they have generally lived in […]

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Protect Your Bones by Perfecting These Balance Exercises

Lately, I’ve been covering topics inspired by my Fitness After 40 book. It’s a guide to thriving in the prime of your life, but the tips I shares are applicable to people of any age. We’ve discussed the importance of flexibility, aerobics and resistance training.

In this blog, we’re moving on to maintaining your […]

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If you have arthritis, there is a sure way to reduce your levels of pain and improve the ability to move.

The secret: physical activity.

Scientific studies have shown that physical activity can reduce pain and improve function, mood and quality of life. A bonus is that physical activity can also help manage other chronic […]

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Our bodies are designed to MOVE!  Our bodies are built with form and function in mind. We have powerful legs to propel us forward and our buttocks that are intended to slow down momentum and keep us upright. How far will you go to thrive?

(new to thrive or missed a few?  catch up […]

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Are you THRIVE-ing?  I hope so!  In the last two weeks I’ve introduced to you my 4 step plan for building a better Body, Brain and ultimately more Bliss.  We’ve taken a look at ourselves and worked towards creating A Vision for what we want our lives to look like and who we really are.  You can’t […]

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