My New Corporate Wellness Coach Certification. Oh, and Sports Drinks, too.

On April 17th, I passed the exam for and earned the credential of Certified Corporate Wellness Coach (from Spencer Institute, an affiliate of NESTA, the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association). This is in addition to my existing Certified Wellness Coach credential (and my 4 other … [Read more...]

Inflammation and Your Diet, SuperFoods, Mind-Body, and More

On December 31, 2017 at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, I had the pleasure and the honor of hosting a conversation with Deborah Klien, MS, RD. Deborah is a Registered Dietitian and the author of "The 200 SuperFoods That Will Save Your Life" (McGraw Hill). She also contributed to my eBook "Age … [Read more...]

Mind-Body Connection, Age Re-Defined, and More…

Four years ago, I wrote "Age Re-Defined", an eBook which is still as relevant today as it was the day it was released. (For example, turmeric is mentioned as a superfood. Four years ago. Incline and interval training are mentioned. Yep, still relevant.) It took me about 4 months to write, and over a … [Read more...]

Life At 60 & Knee Advice

I wrote "Age Re-Defined", an eBook, in 2012, at age 56. It was published in 2013. I recommend it to anyone seeking to learn more about fitness, wellness, and nutrition, whether over 40, over 50, or 60+.  I also recommend it to persons interested in their first fitness certification, or in a … [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...]

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...]

The Best “Anti-Aging” Regimen Is…

I've said it before: exercise body and mind, diet (by that, I mean good, healthy nutrition), adequate rest, and positive self-talk. And that goes for good general health, too. For myself, I'm referring to vigorous exercise. (For yourselves, take it incrementally and consult your own exercise … [Read more...]

Low Cost Health Insurance

The lowest cost health insurance? Diet and exercise. And adequate sleep. Many people take medications to manage conditions which are preventable, manageable, and even reversible through diet and exercise. Why is there such resistance to healthy lifestyles and to preventive medicine? Motives of … [Read more...]

Are You Getting Results From Your Workouts?

Are you getting results from your workouts? Do you exercise with sufficient intensity? With resistance training, intensity can be measured by the amount of weight being lifted, the number of repetitions, the number of sets, and/or by the duration of the rest intervals in between sets. For me, rest … [Read more...]

Lifeguards of the Sky

Have you ever held or transported a "cooler" containing a human heart - a heart that was soon to be transplanted into a recipient? As I write this in late July, it is peak beach and lifeguard season here in Southern California. But this is about Lifeguards of the Sky. Part of my message at … [Read more...]