• Health and Wellness
  • 5 Strategies for Stronger Bones

    1) Strength Train. This is your trump card against osteoporosis, not Fosamax or Boniva or any one of the myriad number of bone strength medications that are out on the market. Studies consistently show that strength training not only maintains levels of bone mineral density, but it is the only non-prescription way to increase bone […]

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  • Weigh Less, Make More $$$.

    How much more motivation does one need to maintain a healthy body weight? If you’re looking for another reason to lose those last 5 pounds, then Ohio State University may have a study performed just for you. Get Rich (and Skinny) Quick. According to the 15 year study, which measured net worth vs. BMI (body […]

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  • Got Tamiflu?

    About a month and a half ago or so, I was struck by an unusual request from a regular personal training client of mine. At the start of our session, he said, “Go immediately to your doctor, and get yourself and your wife a prescription for a drug called Tamiflu.” At the time, I was […]

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  • Balance. Strength Not Included.

    So latest in the batch of strange and unusual studies comes this one: Developing good balance is critical element of healthy aging. Seems like a fine, usuable bit of information, does it not? Let’s explore their claims a bit further, however. 1) The very first line (“Balance has less to do with strength and everything […]