fitness for seniors

Natural Treatments for High Cholesterol

This is another guest post by my friend Carolyn Dean MD ND The Huffington Post is an online site that attracts millions of viewers. But nobody took much interest in an article titled “PCSK9 Inhibitors: New Class Of Cholesterol Drugs Shows Promise In Trials.” Since only 9 people shared it on Face...

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How to Make Ghee (clarified butter)

2 pound unsalted butter Use a medium size, heavy bottom sauce pan. Cook the butter on medium heat, uncovered, until the butter melts. Continue cooking the butter, stirring occasionally, until it boils. The butter will foam and sputter. Reduce to low heat and continue to simmer until the butter is cl...

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What is an Accountability Partner?

One of the things I recommend in my coaching programs is having an accountability partner. So far, no one I have mentioned this to has any idea what this is, but everyone who has tried this system, loves it! An accountability partner is a friend, coworker, or relative (not a spouse) who also wants t...

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Spring into Fitness!

It’s the first week of April! Here's a workout I put together for myself to get my abs, arms, legs, and upper body in shape for shorts and tanks season. Please join me; we can keep each other accountable! Let me know if you have questions about any of the exercises. I have photos, descriptions, [&...

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How To Turn A Bad Day Around Fast!

Have you ever had one of those days where you got off to a really bad start? Perhaps your alarm didn't go off or you didn't hear it, then you proceeded to spill coffee on your new shirt, and then you got stuck behind a school bus... Your bad day picked up momentum as it continued and […]

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How About Some Couscous Pilaf ?

 I took an old Rice Pilaf recipe and made it with couscous instead - delish! 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large head of finely chopped cauliflower 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup home-made or reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup currants...

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What Is a Fascinoma?

Today, I have the great pleasure of interviewing Dr. Clifton Meador about his newest book Fascinomas. A "fascinoma," as Dr. Meador defines it, is medical slang for an unusually interesting medical case. And Clifton K. Meador, MD has a gift for filtering through these cases and coming up with succinc...

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Easy Walking Meditation

Here's a walking meditation that was a favorite of mine during my Yoga training at Yogaville. The ashram is on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with an amazing view from just about anywhere on the site. When we meditated outdoors it was as if we could reach up and touch God. You'll need a grassy [&...

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