Aging does not cause inactivity. Inactivity causes aging.

Some may believe age rules you out of doing certain things, such as the dreaded deadlift exercise. Well, here's some perspective. Kathy has struggled with chronic back pain, and we'll say her spirit is younger than the chronological number that so often pigeonholes us. Many may expect deadlifting to be contraindicated for her. However, with … Continue reading Aging does not cause inactivity. Inactivity causes aging.

Are you ‘watching what you eat’, or simply, not eating?

In conversation with many people, I hear the phrases, "I watch what I eat," or "I know how to eat 'clean'." I always listen with skepticism, but I resist my righting reflex and probe further to find out exactly what people "know." The reason I listen with skepticism is not because I think people are not smart enough or completely unaware of what … Continue reading Are you ‘watching what you eat’, or simply, not eating?