Back to the Basics of How to Train for Aging

Back to the Basics of How to Train for Aging

While writing the second edition of my book on preparing for aging, I wondered the best place to start. Stretching, conditioning, body-awareness, mental, emotional, spiritual? Where? I decided to start with realignment, because it requires your attention and it's a great segue into the most important training of all, body-awareness. It's explained in this old video, I made eight years ago with a Blackberry (great ... Read more

Tip On Foot Cramps From Live Lean Tips

  Hi folks, In response to my recent post, an approach to fixing foot cramps came in on Facebook from Live Lean Tips, so I'll give it a try. Anyone else out there tried this? "My chiropractor has me doing toe curls and holding for a few seconds, 5-10 reps, 2-3 times per day. The first day, they cramped up mightily while I did them. Since then, they do not cramp at ... Read more

Safe Exercise For Better Health

  Steps to follow for safer training: 1. Before you start your workout, or when you awake in the morning, scan your body for trouble. You might even do a simple standing meditation. Decide how to address any issues. 2. Check your training plan, and determine your goal (why you are doing this) - relaxing walk to staying on track with your coach's instructions. 3. Go over your nutrition and hydration, and ... 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.