A lifetime of wear and tear, the effects of a sedentary lifestyle(too much sitting) and other poor lifestyle choices catches up when we reach midlife and accumulate in those later years with chronic health and medical problems, causing dis-function and pain, and eventually loss of independence or early death. Pretty bleak outlook, right?
A 4-month circuit functional high-intensity training progmam improves body composition and performance in sedentary overweight or obese women.http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/posters/nsca/SplitViewer.asp?PID=MzcxOTUzNjE0NA
Three Best Exercises Squats is exercise number one of a mini series I’m doing on what I feel are the three best exercises for overall better movement and quality calorie burn.If you’re like me, then you already squat during your day more than you care to think about, lol!Whether it’s using the pooper, tying your shoes or picking something up, we squat.In today’s blog, I’m going to cover three reasons why squats are three of the best exercises you can do!
Trying to bridge the gap between innovative science and power-packed practical application in exercise for health and human performance through my research findings on the worldwide top fitness trend!https://www.nsca.com/…/conferences/2016-national-conference/
Early 2015 it was suggested to me by a Geriatric Care Manager(GCM) to prepare a proposal to speak at the Western Regional Geriatric Care Manager's Conference November 5-7, 2015 for the first time offered in Portland Oregon. The GCM mentioned that the targeted exercise training that I had provided for her father in law provided him with the opportunity to stay at home with the strength and mobility to live out his life at home longer rather than having to move to a care facility.
As a trainer in my 60s, I find it refreshing that there are so many others in my age range, and older, that refuse to just to let themselves go. I love my job! I have always enjoyed fitness, but I find it especially rewarding to help to inspire women, babyboomers & seniors to stay active. As women get into their 50s, they sometimes start having balance issues. It may not be very apparent at the start, but it is a little more noticable to them as time goes on.
Lifestyle Medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with research, prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as nutrition, physical inactivity, and chronic stress. The leading causes of mortality and healthcare costs worldwide are chronic diseases, resulting from lifestyle and environmental factors. The economic burden of poor lifestyle choices is no longer sustainable and impossible to ignore. Most chronic diseases are preventable!
So much for September. Hello Halloween. Although it is a goal of mine to write more often, I only do when I am inspired AND make the time (aka make it a priority). Truth quote: "there are no excuses OR reasons, only priorities." Food for thought: will power doesn't exist and behavior change is accomplished when you believe that your efforts are worth it (aka belief leads to change).