Midweek Musings: Falls are Up and that’s Bad

A recent study from JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) found that an estimated 28.7% of adults aged 65 years or older fell in 2014.  Falls result in increased morbidity, mortality, and health care costs. Risk factors for falls include age, medication use, poor balance, and chronic conditions (ie, depression, diabetes). A separate study bolsters …

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Fitness Friday: Habits

You all know that I'm a total process/habit/goal-setting nerd.  I just listened to a book on Audible and  I encourage you to check it  Atomic Habits, by James Clear. He provides a path for you to adopt good habits, change bad habits and fulfill your potential.   But before you think it's one of those things …

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Midweek Musings – Welcome to the World of Tech

I'm kind of addicted to this virtual training plan I signed up for the New York marathon.  At the start I entered all of my info; my race goal, current pace, recent race time, how many days I can train, when my run days are scheduled, etc., and out popped this nifty 16 week plan. …

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What Else Do You Need to Know??

On this edition of Workout Wednesday let's just cut to the chase. Exercise is good for you.  It's good for you from top to bottom and inside out.  It keeps your ticker ticking, blood pumping, muscles strong and your mental state on an even keel.  (For the most part). All it takes is about 10 …

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Monday Motivation – Start Where You Are Now

As you navigate your way along your fitness journey, here's a tip.  Stop comparing your today self to your self 5, 10 or 20 years ago. Your body today.  Your your family sitch today.  Your work sitch today.  Your everything sitch today is different than it was before.  So you need to set your goals …

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Fitness Friday – Perfect Your Posture

Remember when you were a kid at the dinner table  and one (or maybe both) of your parents would tell you to "sit up straight" instead of slouching over your plate? So, my tip for today is to listen to your parents and sit up straight. Our posture, for lack of a better word, sucks.  …

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