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Resistance training has been shown to slow or stop cognitive decline for the first time in a recent study.
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Is This Why You Want to Be Fit in 2020? Appreciating the Past and Setting Intentions The end and start of a year is an opportunity to look both back and appreciate and look forward and set intentions. We can do this will all aspects of our lives, but today I want to focus our… Continue reading Is This Why You Want to be Fit in 2020?
This past week we visited a friend who had a sudden fall and broken her hip. She was cleaning and her leg gave out. She had her hip replaced and looking to a long process of rehab. She is in her early 60’s. The statistics on falls are not very promising. It’s estimated that 1/3… Continue reading Strength and Balance
By the time my students reach my classes at Miami Dade College many of them (research shows from 66 to 85%) have experienced a traumatic lifetime event. These events range from the death of a loved one to physical and sexual abuse. These numbers clearly go up as we get older. I see this as… Continue reading Growth after Trauma
When most people think of yoga, they often imagine slender, hyper flexible women doing beautiful poses. OK, maybe that’s an exaggeration! But the idea out there for many is that yoga is for the fit and flexible and primarily young. This stereotype is worth shattering. It’s worth shattering because yoga offers those of us who… Continue reading Yoga for Everyone
After the age of 30 the average sedentary person loses from 3 to 5% of muscle mass each decade. This may not sound like a lot, but four decades later and the losses accumulate to a total of 20%. The consequences are dire: falls, broken bones, hips, and ultimately loss of mobility and a stark… Continue reading Fishy after 30