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

Exercise Without Assumptions – Train For Agility

We rarely enjoy it when individuals make assumptions about us based on our beliefs, how we look or our age. When it comes to moving better and exercise don’t let assumptions about your potential hinder you. Regardless of your age, you should be training for a physical experience – life.  I strongly believe that age … Continue reading Exercise Without Assumptions – Train For Agility

The Joy of Movement

Forget the term exercise. Forget doing a certain number of reps. Forget cardio classes or lifting weights. Forget counting calories or walking on a treadmill. Forget exercise classes, Pilates, glute bridges, personal trainers or strength training. Forget dumbbells, resistance bands or balance training. Forget toning, sculpting or planks. I want you to instead think about … Continue reading The Joy of Movement

Don’t Ignore The Elephant In The Room – Move Better Now To Keep Your Independence

There are things that we can count on one hand that we fear as we age. These fears include disease, disability, and dementia. Exercise can reduce the chances of these, ease the symptoms or improve the overall quality of life and health while living with them. Thus, even if you are living with something like … Continue reading Don’t Ignore The Elephant In The Room – Move Better Now To Keep Your Independence

Hack Your Mindset About Exercise: Six tips for the 40 and up crowd.

If you are over 40, you may get some reminders from your doctor or friends and family that have had health problems about being more attentive to your health. Perhaps you believe that you won’t have health problems, or that you will deal with it if the time comes... Or you may believe that things … Continue reading Hack Your Mindset About Exercise: Six tips for the 40 and up crowd.