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...]

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...]

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...]

Labor Day Special: Re-Define Your Age, Re-Boot Your Health

For a limited time only, beginning August 28th, my eBook "Age Re-Defined: Take Control of Your Health, How You Feel, And How You Look - Even In Your Forties & Fifties" will be available on mybookorders.com in limited quantities for $3.49 (retail list price: $6.99), for users of the promotional … [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...]