Monthly Archives: May 2013

No! Not more vegetable and fruits !

I’d like to say AMEN to this notation from USA Triathlon’s webpage (ref: http://www.usatriathlon.org/about-multisport/multisport-zone/fuel-station/articles/the-power-of-antioxidants-090409.aspx): ” If you are thinking “I can’t eat that many fruits and vegetables to get enough of my antioxidants” then you are not alone. There are many … Continue reading

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Unofficial Summer Start-ups – STRETCH over Memorial Day

Let’s think for a moment about your summer plans as you continue to sweat six days a week – in and around your travel, social and professional commitments. And with that daily sweat is a mandate to properly STRETCH.   … Continue reading

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Could both He and She be right about a “right” fitness approach?

He (of this quoted fit couple) says running.   She counters with weight / resistance training. Which gender is more right?  No family feud here – honest… According to a recent Wall Street Journal article (see http://wsj.com/encore – “He Says Run. … Continue reading

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Read and Heed – 50-something Males

Thanks to a Dr. Weil article and a Ballard Street comic from Jerry Van Amerongen – this wellness coach asks you (and your female acquaintances) – is this a fitness wakeup call?   Dr. Weill’s article (ref: http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/WBL02352/Surprising-Reason-Why-Women-Live-Longer.html#three) is quoted for … Continue reading

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Strength suggestions (Thanks merriam-webster.com)

I had the pleasure of a New England round-trip from Boston to Rutland, Vermont recently.  These three taglines prompted my trainer entry about strength: 1. BOSTON STRONG (as a worthy tribute to that city’s post- Marathon mojo) 2. “Live Free … Continue reading

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Did You Bike to your Workplace today?

I must admit that I varied this special day with my “ERGOMETER at Home” routine (I often telecommute). Speaking of SAFE biking (wear those helmets and be careful out there!) – what a great exercise for those recovery days from … Continue reading

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Moms were right – eat your vegetables

Thanks Moms! A review of this link suggests that our sainted Moms knew best: http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/ollibesmart/good-news/ . And the VERITAS folks at Harvard offer this “Healthy Eating Plate” as a good reminder on Mother’s Day and EVERY DAY ref: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/)!

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