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Barbell Back Squats Are A Thing Of The Past.

I can’t tell you how many times over the years I have been asked “how much can you back squat”? I tell them, “I don’t know because I don’t back squat”. In fact, I rarely bilateral (both legs) squat, I

How to Protect Your Hearing As You Age

By most accounts, it seems normal to have at least some hearing loss by the time you reach senior status. One out of three people ages 65 to 74 suffer from hearing loss. By age 75 and up, this number

Defy Aging: Self Care From Head To Toe

Many individuals live by the phrase that age is only a mindset. Iris Apfel is a 94 year old fashion icon who will still strut down a runway as effortlessly as a twenty-something. 80 year old Morgan Freeman is known

Are You Aging or Ageless? It’s Your Choice

When dealing with aging, you have two options: you can either age gracefully, taking each challenge on as it comes and doing all you can to maintain optimal mental and physical health, or you can age painfully and respond with

Studies Show Occasional Hunger May Reduce Risk Factors For Aging & Age-Related Diseases

When it comes to your diet, you would be hard pressed to find someone who would deliberately starve themselves. Or at least, not someone who thinks that extreme caloric restriction could have marked anti-aging effects, reducing your risk of age

7 Foods That Accelerate Aging

Did you know that just as foods can heal the body, they could also hurt, or accelerate the aging process? Yes, even though we are living in a time of unprecedented medical advances and healthy food options, we are also

One Person Dies Every 38 Seconds From…

We have all heard these scary statistics before. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 836,546 deaths in the United States. That is about 1 in every 3 deaths. On average about 2,300 Americans die of

It’s Time To Take Breakfast Off The Backburner And Make It A Priority!

Make breakfast a priority

It’s all too easy to get stuck in the habit of pushing breakfast out of our morning routines. We may do this to save time, or simply because we don’t feel well when we eat food early in the morning.

Enjoy “Green” Exercise

Green Exercise

To most people “green” exercise is intentionally being physically active in natural environments. This week is national bike safety week. Whether you’re young or old, athletic or sedentary bicycling is an enjoyable and healthy way to travel and experience the

Beating a Dead Horse


Sometimes I feel like I am beating a dead horse when it comes to discussing hypertension. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 75 million American adults (29%) have high blood pressure. That is 1 in every