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...]

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...]

Wellness

  Wellness involves an element of accountability to self, an element of proactive attention to one's own physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual health. Spiritual is this context does not  necessarily mean religious. It relates to inner strength, inner peace, etc. Wellness … [Read more...]

Lifeguards Of The Sky: Coming Soon

If you haven't already subscribed, then subscribe to this blog feed now so you'll receive my upcoming blog post, Lifeguards of the Sky, as soon as it's posted. I'm not only a trainer and a fitness author, but I'm also an attorney and have worked as a flight instructor (starting at age 19) and as … [Read more...]

More About Age Re-Defined, The Lifestyle

Here's a picture of me post work-workout from a couple of weeks ago. I'm 57. My own lifestyle: Eat right, exercise consistently, correctly, and vigorously, and have a positive/healthy mind-body connection. There are many, many words that could be written about any one of those elements. For today, … [Read more...]

Healthy Teas: Some Teas To Tease You

This is a re-post from December. I thought this might be a good time of year to be reminded of healthy teas. Green tea, White tea, Bancha tea. The health benefits of green tea have been widely reported. Here’s a link to more information about green … [Read more...]

Age Re-Defined: An eBook and a Lifestyle

The title of my eBook is "Age Re-Defined: Take Control of Your Health, How You Feel, And How You Look - Even In Your Forties & Fifties". But "Age Re-Defined" isn't just an eBook, it's a lifestyle. A lifestyle of exercise, healthy nutrition, and a positive mind, a beneficial mind-body connection. … [Read more...]

“Anti-Aging”

  Robert, 2011. Age 55.  Just as the pharmaceutical industry and seemingly large segments of the medical profession would have you believe that "health" is found in prescription medication, many hawkers of creams, lotions, potions, etc., would have you believe that "anti-aging" is … [Read more...]