fitness for seniors

Balance an Egg on its tip on the Solstice!

My Aunt Millie could balance an egg on its end on the summer Solstice. She insisted that everyone could do it, but only on that day. As kids, we could never manage it at all. As an adult, I looked it up, and sure enough, you should be able to do this; BUT on any […]

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Shoulder Problems? Here’s Relief!

Yesterday was Memorial Day in the US. Thoughts and prayers for all the families whose sons, daughters, brothers, or fathers, etc., never came home from a war. My prayers are that peace will happen in our lifetime and this loss of life will stop. Current tensions in world politics are not the only re...

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Bountiful Mosquitoes & Ticks Again This Year – Yuk!

This year scientist are predicting we'll be inundated with insects - oh, joy! I was out doing some gardening this past weekend, and the mayflies were abundant! They don’t bite, but are quite annoying as they fly into your nose, ears, eyes, mouth – YUK! I didn’t see any mosquitoes yet, but they...

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Make Like A Tree And Leave…

Did you say that as a kid? I know, I'm dating myself here, but I remember it being said to me in the schoolyard when I was a bit younger – most likely by my little brother!  😊 Well, as adults, we can make like a tree while gaining HUGE benefits for our brain and body. Like […]

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Do You Stand At Attention, or At Ease…?

Remember when we were kids and were taught how to "stand up straight"? It was a raising of the shoulders, pushing them back and down, then sucking in the gut... Well, thanks to technology, we know a lot more about the body now, and this is not the way to treat our bodies! Today's video […]

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Ouch! Back Pain Again!

Today is the first day of Spring - are you ready? I certainly hope Mother Nature is ready for Spring; we've had enough of this white stuff in the last couple of weeks to last well into next winter! Speaking of snow shoveling, quite a few people have come in with back issues in the […]

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How NOT To Get Old…

It's funny how sayings take on different meanings as we age, isn't it? Several years ago, when someone would tell me "Don't get old," I'd laugh and say that the alternative isn't too good. Recently, I've been thinking about that phrase and realized that I pretty much cringe when people say this. So,...

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The 4 Lies The Food Industry Is Selling Us!

Today I have a guest post from my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman: Food can energize, heal, repair, and uplift us. Every bite you take creates a powerful opportunity to create health or promote disease. Unfortunately, most of us find nutrition confusing. While many things play into that confusio...

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