I Wonder If René Descartes Enjoyed Dancing

  Hi folks, There are two famous quotes by Frenchmen about the nature of life, "Je pense donc je suis" (I think, therefore I am [Cogito ergo sum] - René Descartes, philosopher) and "Rien n'est vrai comme ce qu'on sent" (Nothing is as true as what one feels - Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, poet). One says he exists because he thinks and the other states that it's really all about feelings. Two halves of ... Read more

A Continuum Dance Lesson Video For FitOldDog By Rebecca

  Hi folks, As a component of my approach to exercise for better health and Ironman training, I have incorporated dance lessons using Continuum. Today I enjoyed my lesson so much that I wanted to share it with you in the form of a video prepared by my teacher, Rebecca, of Evolving Therapies, Chapel Hill, NC. This approach is fascinating, much more difficult than it looks and it takes a strong core, ... Read more

Dancing As An Expression Of FitOldDog’s Training Philosophy

  Hi folks, Just thought that I would bring you up to date on my dancing, as it is certainly becoming an integral part of my exercise philosophy for better health. Furthermore, much to my surprise (at the age of 68), I am actually making progress, spontaneously moving to ZZ Top the other day. Nick (13) was really impressed. During my run this morning, I found that if I engaged my butt-dancing skills I ... 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.