Push-Ups Test Should Get Us Talking about Heart Health

How many push-ups can you do? The question makes some people uncomfortable, bringing up memories of awkward PE classes back in school. But the answer could be helpful to getting or keeping you on track for a better future. Fitness … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Staying Active during Quarantine

While you are quarantined at home, take the time you would have used to commute to your job and exercise instead!  Your excuse before may have been a lack of time, but you now have the time you would have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Skiing after 50? It’s All about Conditioning

Martin Pazzani grew up skiing and was even a downhill racer in college. But by his mid-40s, he had drifted away from the sport and from fitness in general, having devoted much more time to work. So, the next time … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ensuring Functional Longevity

With the advanced medicine we have today, an extra 30 years could be added to your life.  The question is will you still have a high quality of life during those extra 30 years? Functional longevity is maintaining the ability … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What is Functional Aging?

This summer I received my certification as a Functional Aging Specialist from the Functional Aging Institute.  What does that mean exactly?  The certification gives me great knowledge into working with mature adults.  “Mature adults” meaning over the age of fifty-five.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Brains, Balance & Dementia

For the past year I have been teaching a Brains & Balance class to the senior populations of a few local towns.  I received my instructor certification for the Brains & Balance Past 60 class through Exercise Etc., Inc. Studies … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise is the Fountain of Youth

The truth is out.  Studies continue to show that exercise boosts immune system function, improves mood, enhances mobility, sharpens mental skills and can extend your life.  For older people, the benefits of moderate exercise can be dramatic. Doctors have found … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

More Weight or More Reps? What’s the Difference?

People are always asking should I lift more weight or just do more repetitions with the same weight? Well the answer is… it depends. It depends on your physical health (do you have any injuries that would inhibit your ability … [CLICK TO READ MORE]