Prostate Trouble Old Man? Try A Plant-Based Diet; It Worked For My Latest Race, Too!

Diet to treat an enlarged prostate

A plant-based diet seems to be improving my athletic performance, and it certainly fixed my old fart peeing problem, due to prostate trouble. I learn new things everyday, but I never imagined that removing meat, eggs and dairy products from my diet would fix my continual need to pee. I was often awoken in the night by a demand for emergency micturition, even though the yield was little or nothing. I went onto a ... Read more

Plant-Based Ironman Training Feels Good So Far To FitOldDog

Plant-Based Ironman Training Feels Good So Far To FitOldDogFlowers for Deb from FitOldDog

Plant-based Ironman training is another FitOldDog experiment in life, and it is coming with some interesting surprises - embrace surprise for healthy aging. I'm not the first, but I am one of the older people to try it, I imagine. My run is coming back, after two years. Yes! Two years, but it was a smooth and steady run, of 7 x 400 repeats, at the track, with Julie, today. My pace was not horrible, finally! Now ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Ten Cycling Safety Tips For Riding The Roads

FitOldDog's Ten Cycling Safety Tips For Riding The RoadsStraight bike chain photos.

Riding the roads is dangerous, due to traffic and other things, so load the dice in your favor. Ten cycling safety tips: Get a bike fit, because if your bike doesn't fit, how can you concentrate on the road, or have fun? This will make or break your enjoyment of the sport. Mount bright warning lights on your bike, as they can save you from a drivers inattention or texting. I use DiNotte lights, on ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Healthy Aging Plan; Live Right, Eat Right, Think Right, Exercise, ENJOY!

FitOldDog's Healthy Aging Plan; Live Right, Eat Right, Think Right, Exercise, ENJOY!Liz and Kurt Kahl

"In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present." Tao te Ching, Lao-tzu, translation by S. Mitchell. FitOldDog is one lucky guy, who sure learned a lot about healthy aging in the last few years (with lots of help from lots of people). It's ... Read more

Ten Ways Toxicologic Pathologists (A Type Of Poison Detective) Can Save More Animals

Ten Ways Toxicologic Pathologists (A Type Of Poison Detective) Can Save More AnimalsWillbe looking at a piece of cheese

I do love a good book, and I really enjoy solving interesting problems. I suspect that these activities are related. If you want to read a great book that puts all of life's issues in perspective, try Life After Life, and the sequel, A God In Ruins. Wonderful writing, that makes you think! These books are full of fascinating links between apparently remote events, which is what this blog post is about, linking ... Read more

Honey Stinger Waffles Versus Bananas On The Ironman Bike Course

Honey Stinger Waffles Versus Bananas On The Ironman Bike CourseHorse likes Honey Stingers

Comment from Walter, fellow mature athlete, in response to watching my recent video, linked above: "I appreciate that anyone who cycles and/or runs and/or swims long distance can eat stuff (actually need to eat stuff) that would usually not be seen as part of a healthy diet - e.g. honey stingers or waffles as we tend to call them over here. However, in keeping with your new plant-based diet and in line with ... Read more

Exercise And Sexual Appetite As You Age – Was Sophocles Getting Enough?

Exercise And Sexual Appetite As You Age - Was Sophocles Getting Enough?Woody okra by FitOldDog

For More Information Go To FitOldDog.Com  "There was a young man from Devizes, who had balls of two different sizes. One was so small, it was no ball at all, but the other had won several prizes."  James Herriot, All Things Bright And Beautiful. (If you're having trouble in the sex department, humor is great medicine). "Plato's Republic, Book One: Cephalus speaking. 'How well I remember the aged poet ... Read more

Therapeutic Walking Before Hill Repeats

Therapeutic Walking Before Hill RepeatsStink bug

It is very difficult to walk at someone else's pace! In fact, I find it work. Apart from that, walking is great exercise, and a good thing to do before a challenging run. I have two ways of walking, one is thoughtful, with my mind drifting from the external to the internal world, and the other is hurried, such a when I'm being attacked by mosquitos. While on trails, I'm always reminded of the evolution of the ... Read more

Disclaimer: this publication does not provide medical advice. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.