Tag Archives: seniors and excercise

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON EXCERCISE

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– Food for thought – we know a lot more about the brain now than we did twenty years ago.  By the end of this blog you will know more about neuroplasticity – the ability of … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL ATHLETES

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER–Essentially, I train a seventy year old hip replacement patient the same way I train an elite athlete.  Sure, the loads and speeds are different, but it’s a given that that is a relative matter.  We … Continue reading

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THE BIG 4 PART 2

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM-In my last blog I wrote about little changes that can make a big difference in how we age.  The “big four”-physical activity, social connection, diet and nutrition, and life purpose-are the key areas influencing … Continue reading

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ON THE GYM COMMUNITY

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER-Diana brings me flowers.  Diana is both beautiful and happily married.  Yet there they set at my desk, the latest round of colorful, cared for magnoliophyta straight from her seemingly boundless, magical garden.  This has nothing … Continue reading

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WOW!

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER-Wow, Christmas Eve day was insanely busy.  We had people pouring in from opening until closing… crazy.  And wonderful energy.  I wonder why that is.  Really, why is there this trend that we think, “Im gonna … Continue reading

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LIFE IS A POWER ENDURANCE SPORT

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– Most athletic endeavors fall to one side of the fitness fence or the other; they are either more anaerobic/power based or they are more aerobic/endurance based.  Although never exclusively one or the other as all … Continue reading

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OF GEORGES AND BARBARAS AND BILLS

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– At our facilities, which offer medically protocoled exercise programs for people over fifty, the practice of throwing big sticks about haphazardly is frowned upon.  Overhead throwing motions with big sticks can be particularly hard on … Continue reading

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