Over my years of Aikido training, I have grown to feel my jo — my old man stick — as an extension of my body.
William Shakespeare’s famous line “To thine own self be true” comes to mind while I’m coping with social isolation during the pandemic.
Leg strength is key to maintaining your independence. You can improve your lower body strength with this simple leg exercise.
Walter Fairfax volunteered in the medical tent for the Coeur d’Alene Ironman. “I remember thinking, ‘you’d have to be crazy to do that.’”
Looking like the upward part of a pushup, the plank position is one of many exercises utilized in Pilates and other low-impact exercise programs gaining favor with audiences of all ages, especially seniors.
Using Essential oils as healing agents dates back to ancient Egyptian, Roman, and Greek cultures. Natural oils have a stigma, but optimum health is a universal desire, so why miss out on their positive effects on your health? Consider rounding out your wellness routine with essential oils.
Each year, many Americans, motivated to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, make the popular New Year’s Resolution to exercise more frequently. This commitment has an additional, lesser-known perk; Exercise benefits hearing health.
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how… Read More »The Brain and Body Connection — Info from the Alzheimer’s Association