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Strong Legs Strong Mind

A new study from Kings College London has indicated that strong legs have a direct correlation to a healthy brain, as discussed in this New York Times Well article. The reason that this study is so…


Small Changes, Big Results!

Small steps equal big gains to your overall health and well-being! This is the time of year when so many of us make our New Year’s resolutions to exercise more, eat healthy, lose weight, and…


A Healthy Mind In A Healthy Body

Physical fitness plays a critical factor in maintaining a nimble brain as people age, as was confirmed in this New York Times article: Does Exercise Help Keep Our Brains Young? Researchers in Japan did a…


98 Years Young!?!

As reported here, Hildegard Gigl leads a twice-weekly exercise class at an independent retirement center in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. What makes this fitness instructor especially inspiring is the fact that she is 98 years young! This…


Super-Agers!

The secrets to staying young and becoming a “super-ager” are now being studied in a large multinational study.   There are a couple key areas that can really help to keep people young, both “at heart”…


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