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Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

  *Three mistakes with using a foam roller. *What it is and isn't:  In sharing some how tos on foam rolling, much of what you know about it is contrary to what it actually is.  It isn't a workout; yes it can be uncomfortable and painful in the beginning, no it doesn't take a lot … Continue reading Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

Pears and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

SCORE!...........when your daughter asks for "that brussels sprout/fruit/pear thing" for dinner! We don't need to tell her that ........................ "Brussels sprouts are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, making them a nutritious addition to your diet. They may also come with added health benefits, including the potential to reduce the risk of cancer, decrease inflammation … Continue reading Pears and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein

Study shows that measuring Alzheimer’s-associated tau protein in blood could help illuminate benefits of physical activity and other health behaviors in slowing cognitive decline. Source: Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein  

10 Myths About Aging

Many people make assumptions about aging, what it is like to grow "old", and how older age will affect them. But as we are getting older, it is important to understand the positive aspects of aging.Research has shown that you can help preserve your health and mobility as you age by adopting or continuing healthy … Continue reading 10 Myths About Aging

Butternut Squash Soup

Have you notice that thinking about that thing you have to (want to) do, takes more energy and most often, you THINK it'll take longer than it actually does? It seems like every recipe I share is "SUPER EASY".........because they are. My once perception of soup was that it was "hard". I like recipes that … Continue reading Butternut Squash Soup

Ikarian Longevity Stew

.........."and the city had taken its first steps to changing its diet" ....writes Dan Buettner on page 231 of Blue Zones Kitchen. Who doesn't want to live better? Who doesn't want to live longer? "The Blue Zones Kitchen fuses scientific reporting, National Geographic photography and 100 recipes that may help you live to 100." I have … Continue reading Ikarian Longevity Stew

Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

My early morning reading, nice and light, lol..........exercise and bone density. You don't just wake up one day and experience bone loss or worse, osteoporosis.  A recent study at the University of Waterloo shows that, and I'm sorry, WALKING ISN'T ENOUGH. "Exercise is an important step towards protecting your bones, as it helps protect your … Continue reading Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

In reading this article I found great common ground when she wrote "I started exercising again by running for only one minute at a time — yes, that’s right, 60 seconds." My area had come out of lockdown and outdoor exercise in public spaces was permitted. I am fortunate that we have access to 5 … Continue reading Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising