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Best Core Exercise To Flatten Stomach VIDEO


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Rolling Spine Exercise VIDEO


Simple Strategy To Cure Anxiety VIDEO

Anxiety can cause weight gain.  

Steve June 2017 Walking Log

Steve began logging his miles in June of 2017. Although he does a lot of walking at work, he had no idea just how much. When I said I was going to compete with him, I had no idea how much he walked either. There is no competition there. Many days he walks between 5... Continue Reading →

How losing weight affects your body and brain

Special thanks to John Gunstad, Professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of the video. Here’s what losing weight does to your body and brain. During the first week you may find it... Continue Reading →

Steve July 2017 Walking Log

Steve walked a total of 90.78 miles in July. That equals 3.49 marathons in 31 days.  average per day = 2.92 miles per day 07.01.17     02.80 07.02.17     00.38 07.03.17     01.90 07.04.17     03.30 07.05.17     04.20 07.06.17     02.70 07.07.17     03.80 07.08.17     03.40 07.09.17     02.10 07.10.17     02.60 07.11.17   ... Continue Reading →

Exercises To Improve Balance

1 - Romberg Exercise Stand with chair in front and wall in back. Arms down to sides. Feet together. Hold for 30 seconds progress to doing with eyes closed. 2 - Sway Exercise Stand with chair in front and wall in back. Sway forward to back. Sway right to left. Do 2 times daily 30... Continue Reading →

A Motivating Tool|Or Exercise

Yes, making lists is a form of exercise - mental/brain and physical. For me, rarely if ever do I follow the list. It's the making of one that motivates me to get going again. It doesn't matter at what. One thing leads to another thing is the continuing motivating force that leads to success in... Continue Reading →

Laying My Exercise Foundation

MY EXERCISE BAR A 3 feet 3 inch long tension curtain rod, fully closed, I use for my exercise bar. Small circumference. You can buy longer or thicker; this suits me. Since I have dystonia, a spinal cord and spinal column injuries, muscle, nerve and joint pain, tendonitis probably due to computer work, in neck,... Continue Reading →


What do they say about the best-laid plans? They often go awry? Well, that's me and my gym/spa escapade. I have to get up so early, and the bus trip is long and sometimes the bus wait isn't a pleasant experience, then the bus trip back all before Steve goes to work. Then on opposite... Continue Reading →


Let 'er rip. Slow and steady. Find your rhythm and focus.  


Steve finally made it to the gym after procrastinating since September 2016. In fairness he had a stroke over Christmas and had a long recovery from carotid artery surgery, so he had some excuses. For me there were lots of excuses, but none of them were valid - the main one being I just didn't... Continue Reading →

Steve’s first SPA DAY (3-16-2017)

3-16-2017 Steve also got a spa membership back in September 2016 and has yet to use it except to take the tour - until today. Found a machine he liked, did the HIIT (high intensity interval training). Hit the pool, hot tub and steam. When he called from work I could hear the relaxed in... Continue Reading →

It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds

It's all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests. January 09, 2017  Even... Continue Reading →

Natural anti-inflammatory agents for pain relief – FOR THOSE WHO EXERCISE OR DON’T

All people who work out experience pain in their muscles, tendons and/or ligaments. It is a natural result of increasing your strength and stamina through exercise. Even those who don't engage in structured work outs still experience inflammation and pain simply by living their lives and going about their work. Many of us don't like... Continue Reading →

Competitiveness Helps Improve Motivation and Fitness Gains

Tapping into that competitive spirit may be the key you’ve been looking for if you’re still struggling to get to the gym on a regular basis. By Dr. Mercola Those who succeed at maintaining good health into old age typically have one thing in common: They've made regular exercise a part of their day-to-day lifestyle. Most people... Continue Reading →

A YMCA MEMBERSHIP – taking a tour

HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVE - and me too! Just what we needed as a tool to help us lose weight, increase strength and stamina! No excuses now. Steve said, "It's a perfect Birthday present!" A brand new facility, close to work. Beautiful.  

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