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...]

A Conversation with Jay Jackson (Perd Hapley on “Parks and Recreation”)

I recently had the opportunity and the honor of hosting a conversation with Jay Jackson ("Parks and Recreation", "Scandal", Supergirl", and more), at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, as part of my On Camera with Robert Henry video collection. Jay's journey is most interesting: real-life TV news … [Read more...]

Athens: Philosophers & Olympians—-Early Mind-Body. And a Fun Stadium Workout

[Photos: Top Left, Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens. All others taken at Panathenaic Stadium, Athens.] In addition to holding five certifications in fitness, nutrition, and wellness, and in addition to being a licensed attorney, I am also an experienced pilot and have been fortunate enough to … [Read more...]

Health for the Holidays 2016 & Beyond

Happy Holidays 2016! There's an expression "Home for the Holidays". How about "Health for the Holidays"? And all year round? My wellness aspirations are medication--free (which I continue to be), lean body composition with a body aesthetic (you can have definition, you can have abs), and fit … [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...]

2016 Update

2016: A "leap" year (366 days, February 29th); an Olympics year; a Presidential election year; for me, a milestone birthday in a few months. Here are some thoughts/reminders which are as true this year as they were last year: --Every meal (or snack) is an opportunity to advance your health, … [Read more...]

Mind-Body Connection

In Chapter 5 of my eBook, "Age Re-Defined", I write at length about the mind-body connection, and I describe it as mind to body and body to mind, citing studies, commentators, my own experiences, and more. For me, it is one of the most interesting topics in health, fitness, and wellness. Here's 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...]