Posts tagged stretching
How to Enhance Your Workouts as You Are Aging

For Americans, the average life expectancy now surpasses 78 years, an increase of more than 4 years since 1980. So, at what point do you decide to sit down and stop moving? Never! New science proves that our bodies are constantly growing and renewing as we age, and we can continue to improve our function, mobility, longevity and quality of life with movement.

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Fitness Tips for a Summer Tune-Up

Yes, it's hot and humid, a time to slow down and move at a leisurely pace. But please don't let your body lapse into an activity coma during the lazy days of summer. Remember Newton's first Law of Motion: an object in motion will stay in motion; while an object at rest will stay at rest as long as nothing pushes or pulls on it. Overcoming inertia is difficult!

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S-T-R-E-T-C-H it Out!

For most of my young life, I felt I was too tall – too tall for boys, too tall for heels, too tall to ever be called cute. I was always in the back row of class photos and could never be inconspicuous. My posture suffered as I tried in vain to shrink down and blend in, which of course only made me more conspicuous. A pronounced slump is clearly not attractive!

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