Independence: A Vital Goal For Older Adults

Whether it is a 50-year-old woman looking forward to retirement, 65-year-old man that wants to reduce the medication he is taking or a 72-year-old woman that wants to go hiking at the Rocky Mountains with her grandkids - they all want independence. Some may have higher levels of independence than others but they intersect at … Continue reading Independence: A Vital Goal For Older Adults

Squashing the Myths About Exercise for Older Adults – Part 1

Despite our cultural depictions of aging, we all have the ability to age well with the strength, agility and balance to maintain our quality of life and the activities we enjoy. Traditional exercise programs, and even many fitness professionals, often disregard the ability of mature adults and seniors to maintain and gain qualities like strength … Continue reading Squashing the Myths About Exercise for Older Adults – Part 1

How to Build the Foundation for A New Year’s Fitness Resolution That Will Work

The opportunity of a new year, new starts and new beginnings often have us in an optimistic mood for what is ahead. It is great to have a resolution that includes fitness and your health. However, until there is an invention that transforms thoughts into effort - you have to put in the work yourself! … Continue reading How to Build the Foundation for A New Year’s Fitness Resolution That Will Work

Race Review: Epic Series – San Diego NTC Park – December 17th, 2016

Epic Series Race based in San Diego, was founded in 2014. In its own words it "...combines elements of crosstraining, Strongman, and traditional obstacle course racing, but without the mud or long-distance running typically found in most other OCRs.". On Dec 17th I was in the competitive wave at Liberty Station NTC Park. Race Day … Continue reading Race Review: Epic Series – San Diego NTC Park – December 17th, 2016

Five Reasons To Incorporate Balance Training Into Your Workout

  Balance is more than just standing on one leg. It is important in so many activities that we do daily. Here are just five of numerous reasons why you should spice things up with some balance training when working out. It improves your joint stabilization. Stabilization is “the ability to maintain or control joint … Continue reading Five Reasons To Incorporate Balance Training Into Your Workout