Staying Strong Against Ageism

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  1. Staying Strong Against Ageism

    Ageism is ugly, mean and stupid – and it’s also dangerous to your health. The good news? By exercising regularly and living a healthy lifestyle, you’re achieving two awesome tasks: Overcoming ageism’s negative effects on you Setting an example to show other people over 50 they can do the same The UN and the World […]

  2. Why There’s No ‘Low Protein’ Diet

    You’ve heard of low-carb diets and low-fat diets. But you’ve probably never heard of anyone telling you to avoid eating protein – especially after age 50 or so when we need to double our efforts to get enough of it. You need protein to grow and maintain muscle mass, which we naturally lose as we […]

  3. Laura’s Fantastic Progress in 2 Months !

    Need a dose of motivation? Check out Laura’s fantastic progress. She started working with us in March 2021 and is killing it with her health and fitness goals! Meet Laura Holmgreen, 63, who works at an independent Wealth Management company and found our training studio through her husband John, who participates in a Rotary group […]

  4. Take 5 Steps to Longevity

    If you want to live longer, these five steps are key. Don’t smoke Keep a healthy weight Get regular physical activity Consume a healthy diet Drink alcohol moderately, if at all That might not be an earth-shaking list. But the study also put numbers on the extra life expectancy these lifestyle habits can bring. The […]

  5. When we think about eating enough protein, we usually think about meat, poultry, and eggs. But plenty of vegetables are also great sources of protein and can help us reach our goal. Doctors say most people need 0.8 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight to keep the muscle they have. But, since we lose […]

  6. Study Confirms That Regular Activity Helps Us Fight Covid-19

    We’ve been saying it all along. But now it’s good to have scientific proof that regular exercise makes us stronger to fight off viruses like Covid-19. Doctors found that people who had been inactive before contracting the coronavirus were more likely to be hospitalized, require intensive care, and even die, according to research published in […]

  7. How Do You Feel? Exercise Works Your Brain, Too

      How do you feel today? It’s a simple question that can bring a lot of different responses, right? You might say, “I feel great – had a checkup with the doctor yesterday and everything’s good.” Or, “I feel kinda crabby… Didn’t get much sleep last night.” Or even, “I feel tired and sore, and […]

  8. 5 Facts About Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

    April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and a good time to discuss how exercise can lessen symptoms and improve quality of life. Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain. The cause is unknown, and progression differs widely among individual patients. Symptoms include tremors, problems with walking and balance, and limb rigidity. Treatments include medication and […]

  9. Mary Dropped over 65 lb

    Need a dose of motivation? Check out Mary Connor’s fantastic progress. She started working with us three years ago and has been killing it ever since! Mary, a 68-year-old retired teacher had goals at the beginning of her fitness journey that was not very specific – “lose some weight and be able to walk and […]

  10. Yep, We Really Have Gained Weight During Covid – Maybe 2 Pounds a Month

    You might’ve felt like you were gaining weight during the pandemic. After all, how many jokes did we all tell about gaining our “Covid-20,” right? Well, now we are beginning to see studies about how much people gained. It could have been about 2 pounds a month – or 20 pounds over a year – […]

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