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Want To Slow Down The Aging Process? Exercise!

We all know we have to move, don’t we?  Check out this article that talks about exercise, peak performance, slowing the aging process.

Tai Chi – Great For Many Things That Ail You

The worst thing we can do to our bodies is not move, but when people are dealing with health issues, they often are afraid to make matters worse.  Here is a great article talking about the many benefits of Tai Chi, especially for people with chronic illness.

Sleep More, Lose Weight

I like the sound of that!  Now, if we could figure out how to get more hours in a day, I think we’d be on to something!  Interesting article, though.  Click here to read.

Are You Making These Fitness Mistakes?

This is a great article about some of the biggest mistakes we all make in our fitness routine – click here to read, and learn how to get the best results possible when you spend all your time and energy working out.

Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise

Great article on how exercise is great for our brain.  Check it out here.  And if you read the explanation by Dr. Mercola, he describes what he calls his “Peak Fitness Program” that sound a lot like what Mark Sisson talk about in his book, The Primal Blueprint” and on his blog, www.marksdailyapple.com.  Both of these guys were big time runners, did lots of long cardio workouts, and are now seeing a much better way to do it.  Pretty interesting!

Are You Sitting Down?

Interesting study about how much damage we do to ourselves with our “couch potato” lifestyle, even if we hit the gym!  That’s pretty depressing, eh?  Check it out here.

Yoga Helps Cancer Survivors

Most of us know how great Yoga is for our well-being, now a new study shows that is is very helpful for cancer survivors.  Read more here.

We all know pets are great…

But did you know that petting your dog or cat actually lowers both your blood pressure and theirs?  How cool is that?  Here is a great article on the benefits of having pets in a work setting, including a cardiologists office.

http://health.discovery.com/centers/aging/powerofpets/powerofpets.html

Let's Move!

We need to walk 10,000 steps a day.  As soon as the weather warms up a bit, lets start walking on the weekend.  Check back for times and locations, or you can email me to put you on the list to be notified as soon as we make plans.  It’s fun to get out in the nice weather, chat with friends and get some great exercise!