FitOldDog’s Stretching Philosophy And My Favorite Core Exercise!

FitOldDog's Stretching Philosophy And My Favorite Core Exercise!

Stretching For Active Healthy Aging? Have A Conversation With Your Body!  Maintain Flexibility For Active Healthy Aging My stretching philosophy is simple: Stretching (better still, lengthening), is not something you do TOO your body. Its a conversation WITH your body! This is a critical mindset! How you think about an activity, will influence how you do the activity! Stay flexible, my friends. It is ... Read more

Why Are You Reading This? Choose Your Topic!

Why Are You Reading This? Choose Your Topic!

Select Your FitOldDog Subject From The FitOldDog Links Below Whether it be vascular disease, plantar fasciitis, healthy aging, sports injury, or another FitOldDog Links topic. Kev aka FitOldDog PS I'm all into podcasting right now, but I'll be writing again, very soon. You can find the FitOldDog podcasts here: FitOldDog Links: Vascular/Aortic Disease Aortic aneurysm Aortic dissection Heart ... Read more

Normal Walking? An Homage To Jack Heggie!

Normal Walking? An Homage To Jack Heggie!

What is normal walking? My friend said, "Kevin, you don't walk like normal people!" To master normal walking, walk frequently without shoes. But don't heel strike, think! We weren't born with shoes for a reason! Why? Because walking with bare feet tends to prevent heel striking - you are almost forced to use your whole body. Or you jar your spine. It's all in Jack Heggie's lovely little, ... Read more

Self-Induced Misalignment, A Threat To Active Healthy Aging!

Self-Induced Misalignment, A Threat To Active Healthy Aging!

Self-Induced Misalignment Can Be Prevented They Are Correctable Asymmetries Misalignments of your body, can lead to serious problems, including, of course, plantar fasciitis. Let's take a break from that, shall we. Many such misalignments are self-induced, by repetitive behaviors. My tight hips were a good example, of correctable self-induced misalignment or asymmetry!   I thought about self-induced ... Read more

Movement Therapy Course: Treat Plantar Fasciitis, Aging Immobility, Sports Injuries!

Movement Therapy Course: Treat Plantar Fasciitis, Aging Immobility, Sports Injuries!

FitOldDog's Simple Movement Therapy Course Simple Movement Therapy to cure your plantar fasciitis! Simple Movement Therapy to prevent aging immobility! Simple Movement Therapy to prevent sports injuries!   Write to kevin.t.morgan@earthlink.net for your free download link limited to 100 copies.   I will not use your email address for anything else. Will be deleted once the survey is ... Read more

Exercise For Aging: Health, Mid-Life Dating, Your Bucket List: Prepare Or Suffer!

Exercise For Aging: Health, Mid-Life Dating, Your Bucket List: Prepare Or Suffer!

Exercise For Aging Start at the top, and go clockwise! Don't complain, start training for aging! It's never too early to prepare for an active, healthy old age! You think Ironman is an endurance sport? Try aging! I often hear stories of guys, in their 40s, 50s and 60s, deciding it's time to get in shape. Why? Divorce leads to dating, so you want to look good (been there, done that!). Fear ... Read more

Aging Immobility Can Be Avoided With Simple Body-Awareness Training

Aging Immobility Can Be Avoided With Simple Body-Awareness Training

Aging Immobility Can Generally Be Avoided! Stay mobile as you age, with appropriate training! I decided it was time to put my many years of body movement training into a short training course. Now available on my Selz site. I extracted the key components of my experience, to create this 21-day, 15 min/day, course, including: Martial arts, awareness of mechanics. Veterinary medicine, understand your ... Read more

FitOldDog’s 10 Healthy Aging Rules

FitOldDog's 10 Healthy Aging Rules

Ten simple healthy aging rules! Exercise and feed your mind/heart/body/spirit, in ways that promote optimal health today, while preparing you for the interesting challenges of aging, to come. Don't fear change, better still, use fear as a tool to improve things in your life, then let it go! Find ways to interact with people of different generations, to stay young at heart, while benefiting from ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. 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.