Reverse Wood Chops on a Bosu is Great for Improved Balance and Core Strength

Having a strong core is crucial to having good balance.  Using a BOSU as part of your exercise routine is great for increasing your core strength and improving your balance, and reverse wood chops standing on a BOSU is one of my favorites. Watch as I demonstrate the proper form and technique while performing this […]

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Increase Protein Intake for Better Health

I’ve been advocating for many years the importance of getting enough protein in your diet for healthy aging. Now research is finally proving that you do need more protein in your diet as you age for overall health and well-being. This is a must read article if you are over 50. ARTICLE: Older Adults:  Double […]

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Tennis Elbow Causes and Prevention

Along with the warm weather of spring comes an increase of springtime activities like tennis, golf, and baseball. While getting outside and playing a challenging tennis match can be fun, you can over-do-it and end-up with elbow pain also known as tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a common sports condition that affects more than just […]

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Powerlifting Competition

It was a Saturday, six weeks before a powerlifting competition! I have to admit that was a little nervous and I had been asking myself why I was doing it? The answer was to challenge myself to be better and to inspire others to challenge themselves. It’s the challenges in life that get us out of the ruts of […]

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Exercises to Strengthen Back

Performing a regular strength training program is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your muscle mass and strength as you age.  Below are three of my favorite exercises for developing and strengthening the muscles of your upper back which are critical for good posture, and reducing your risk of chronic […]

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Exercise Reduces Low-Back Pain

Here’s another great benefit of starting and staying on a regular strength training program.  Medical professionals estimate that four out of five American adults experience occasional or chronic low-back discomfort.  Low-back pain is responsible for more employee absenteeism and medical expense than any other ailment except cold and flu.  However, you can reduce your risk […]

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