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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

“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...]