Category Archives: Fitness

Slack Line for Seniors?

A few years ago while on a family vacation at the Outer Banks we came across some young people learning Slack Line.They had attached the one-inch wide strap to two posts in the park and were walking or trying to … Continue reading

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Lower Limb Muscle Mass & Visceral Fat Mass

Some interesting research with a helpful conclusion: Research Association of lower limb muscle mass and energy expenditure with visceral fat mass in healthy men Shusuke Yagi1*†, Muneyuki Kadota1†, Ken-ichi Aihara2, Koji Nishikawa3, Tomoya Hara1, Takayuki Ise1, Yuka Ueda1, Takashi Iwase1, … Continue reading

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Tips for Fat Busting Meals

Follow these tips for Fat Busting Meals: 1. Avoid grains, including corn. 2. Avoid potatoes and other white foods, like white rice, sugar and salt. 3. Try making protein the focus of each meal. It kicks your metabolism into higher … Continue reading

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80/20 Principle

I often quote the 80/20 principle–which states that, for many events, roughly 20% of the effort produces 80% of the results. In business, the 80-20 rule is used to help managers identify problems and determine which operating factors are most … Continue reading

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Risk Vs Benefit

Recently I was challenged to consider risk vs benefit while teaching a group fitness class. We all seek “low risk” enjoyment and activities and some may think there is “no risk” in what they are doing. Every activity involves a … Continue reading

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I am talking about vitamins, not grades!! Known as the “sunshine vitamin”, Vitamin D is good for your health!! But many people are deficient in this important vitamin. In the past, sun exposure was the main source of Vitamin D … Continue reading

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Each few years I take a CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course to keep up my certification for teaching. It was interesting to discover that there is a better and easier to do CPR. This new way is simple enough that all … Continue reading

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Strength for tired Seniors

While pushing myself to use more effort in my workout, I found myself looking around the gym to find someone like Eddie to encourage or push me to complete my lifts. I was doubting that I had what it took … Continue reading

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Curry Coconut Chicken (Crock Pot)

We’re always looking for healthy, nutritious meals that are easy to prepare. In addition it is always a bonus if we can prepare enough to freezw some for some extra meals. This Crock Pot meal fits the bill.  

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Thai Chicken & Noodles

Some have asked if I could add some of my favorite healthy recipes to the Blog. This first effort to link my Evernotes to the site currently lacks printing capabilities. I’ll let you know when it will print. * Update–follow … Continue reading

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