“Boomers Exercise Routine”

Beginners Level: Session #1 You may have noticed some subtle changes in your body as you’ve gracefully banked a few more years of “living the good life”. Perhaps there are a few more pounds on your loveable frame, you know this because: You can’t bend down to tie your shoes like you used to. The […]

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“Retired and Bored”

Retirement is seen as the time that you finally get to relax, enjoy life and get to some of those hobbies, vacations and projects that you never had time for in your working life. But some retirees lose the plot after a while and fall into depression, lethargy and lose interest in many of the […]

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“Lost in France, the trip was afoot!”

Yes, my wife’s foot was a mess. What provoked me to give her my used band-aid alludes me to this day, a lapse in judgement? an under done potato? perhaps it was just the French wine. To be fare, my wife in her delirium, should take half the blame, since she accepted my unusual gift […]

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“5 Simple Steps – Exercising for life”

There are many statistics out there regarding the success rate of individuals who begin a fitness regime. The numbers are sobering and speak to the hectic lives we live, the non-accountability, unrealistic expectations and simple lack of motivation which all add up to a very poor success rate. January is the most lucrative month for […]

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“Lost in France, the III”

We would be walking for hours. The blister on the back of my wife’s heel was still open and oozing. This might be a good day to address the problem we were having with our rented car. As mentioned in a previous post, I could not get the car into reverse. This SNAFU was beginning […]

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Forget the Gym: Walking Is the Superior Form of Exercise

  NOTE: OPINION PIECE   Last spring, as infection levels rocketed and the numbers of people hospitalized, intubated and dying were all rising, I would set out for long walks on the empty streets of south London, where I live. In the government’s “shield” category – by reason of being on chemotherapy for an incurable […]

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Retiring soon?

Like a good ol’ working soldier you started putting money away for retirement when you landed your first job in your early 20’s, right? Wrong. So, the first question you need to ask yourself is, can I afford to retire? How much you need to retire will depend on how you want to live. Many […]

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COVID CONFUSION?

This past year has been a very trying time for people around the world. News and updates regarding COVID-19 have been frantic and confusing at best. With the welcomed news of the new vaccine rollouts many people are struggling to get answers to their questions about the vaccines effectiveness and availability. Here is the latest […]

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“Lost in France, part deux”

The morning sun was shining through our French country lodging, for us it was 2:00 a.m. but in France, the morning had broke and we could hear the rooster crowing in the field below. Jetlagged and hungry, we forced ourselves up, eager to tackle our first order of business, a nice cup of coffee and […]

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