Healthy Recipe, Quinoa Bowls 

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  1. Healthy Recipe, Quinoa Bowls 

    This one-bowl vegetarian dish adapted from Clarissa Stanton’s new cookbook, “Seriously, So Good,” is so filling and flavor-packed that it’s hard to believe it’s good for you. And it’s a snap to assemble. Toss together chickpeas and veggies with a little olive oil and seasonings. Then roast them on a sheet pan while you blend […]

  2. ‘Tough Love’ Turned His Life Around

    Near the end of his 27-year career as a sheriff’s deputy, Mike knew he was dangerously overweight. The job’s stress, long hours, and a pair of work-related injuries had slowly packed 218 pounds onto his 5’9” frame. But it took “tough love” from a friend and fellow officer to get him to do anything about […]

  3. Meet Claire

    CLAIRE ARREDONDO LEMONS Age: 59  Certifications:  Certified Personal Trainer; Expert Rating, Certified Functional Specialist with the Functional Aging Institute AHA CPR Certified How long have you lived in Corpus Christi?  I have lived in Corpus Christi since 1988 (35 years), but I was born and raised in Sonora, Texas, and attended college at Angelo State […]

  4. 7 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Getting Fit

    Was it Freud who said we can’t get through the day without telling ourselves seven little lies? Or was it a magazine quiz we read in the dentist’s office? Doesn’t matter! The point is: We all love to tell ourselves “harmless” fibs to avoid doing something we know we “should” do. It’s easier than confronting […]

  5. Meet Sabrina Shrum

    Occupation: YPB Administrative Assistant TAMUCC Student – Finishing a Bachelor’s in Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Age: 25 Interests Are: Pursuing a healthy and enriching lifestyle has always been a priority of mine.  My father grew up on a farm and told fond memories of fresh food and living simply, which he carried on […]

  6. Meet Maureen Charleston

    Age: 56 Maureen Charleston, AHA, CPT – FAS YPB Certified Personal Trainer & Functional Aging Specialist Attended Del Mar College and Our Lady of the Lake University Occupation: Montessori Educator Head of School @ MSCC for 31 years Doterra Wellness Advocate Wedding Officiate My Interests Are: As the Queen of Crafting, I create windchimes, fiber […]

  7. More FAQs: Too Old for Exercise?

    Here are more questions we’re often asked about exercise after age 50. Let us know of any other questions you have! We are happy to answer them. Question: Older people don’t need to lift weights, right? Answer: Wrong! Resistance training is ESSENTIAL for everyone as we age, for many reasons that are indisputable. Humans start to lose […]


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  9. New evidence shows how exercise fits depression

    If you still think physical exercise is only good for the body, then check out this latest research that adds to the evidence about mental health. The Journal of American Medical Association’s Psychiatry journal just published an analysis of 15 studies involving 190,000 people to learn more about how exercise lowers depression. Here are some key findings: […]

  10. Fitness after 50 Is a Sliding Scale That Moves Both Ways

    It’s easy to think of aging as a steady decline. But fitness proves it doesn’t have to be that simple and dreadful. If you exercise regularly, you’re more likely to maintain physical abilities. Period. So think of it as a sliding scale – with physical dependence at one end and being an elite athlete at […]

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