Exercise On The Road & Away From A Gym

As a pilot, I've had occasion to be on the road for as many as 12 days at a time. During those longer stays, I usually can secure access to some kind of gym. However, one trip in particular comes to mind when I think about exercise on the road: a remote island in British Columbia. There was no gym. … [Read more...]

Progress

In 2012, I wrote my eBook "Age Re-Defined", which was published in January, 2013. In the book, I mention the use of treadmill incline. In March, 2013 I shot a video with Deborah Klein, MS, RD, in which I coined the phrase "Incline it, Baby!" [Video available on my Amazon page] Back then, I … [Read more...]

The Importance of Cross-Training

In my eBook, “Age Re-Defined”, I write that “not all exercise is created equal” and that my own exercise philosophy involves cross-training and addressing the whole body, plus cardio, and as many as possible of the eight components of fitness that are listed in the book. No one method … [Read more...]

Sprinting For Health & Fitness

Today's workout: Sprints. Done. There are a number of articles out there about the benefits of sprinting. Here's one I wrote for eHow.com. http://www.ehow.com/info_12324941_sprinting-vs-casual-walking.html Here's a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCCjyeZnO5w Happy … [Read more...]

EBook “Age Re-Defined”

In January, 2013 my eBook, "Age Re-Defined: Take Control of Your Health, How You Feel, And How You Look - Even In Your Forties & Fifties" was published (through Publish Green, a division of Hillcrest Media). Since then, I've done videos for eHow.com, guest blog posts and videos for numerous … [Read more...]

My Guest Appearance on LA Talk Live February 18, 2014

I'll be a guest on LA Talk Live, "Here's To Your Health" with host Joshua Lane, on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. Pacific.  Live webcast and will also be available for later viewing. Link: http://latalklive.com/new/heres-to-your-health Thanks!   Robert is a Certified … [Read more...]

Be Proactive: It’s Your Health and Your Life

Prior to my New Year's Day workout at Gold's Gym Venice, California, I ate at a restaurant that I frequent. (In fact, I started eating there in 1994. So, this new year of 2014 marks our 20th anniversary as restaurant and customer!)My pre-workout meal consisted of trout, scrambled egg whites, steamed … [Read more...]

The Gift of Health

  There as an inundation of noise this time of year about gifts. Buy this, buy that.  It has been said that Thanksgiving - a few weeks ago now - is the day when people give thanks for what they already have immediately before setting out to acquire more "stuff ". Health is a gift that you … [Read more...]

Health & Fitness After 50

Much of what I come across online and elsewhere underestimates what is achievable in health and fitness for persons in their fifties. Images are of me, ages 55 - 57. If your self-talk is negative, your results will be negative. When I was 52, a doctor said to me: "You're not getting any … [Read more...]

My eHow.com Fitness Routines Video Series & More

Here's the link to my Fitness Routines Video Series. Lunges, push-ups, exercises for the triceps and biceps, deadlifts, comments about egg whites, and more. I was 3 weeks past my 57th birthday when 12 these videos were shot, one after the other in a warm exercise … [Read more...]