Exercise: Upper Body Strengthening

Sarcopenia—natural occuring muscle deterioration—begins in our mid-30s. If we do not stay active, muscle loss accelerates as we age. Check out this linked article for details how to minimize muscle deteriorization. We do not have to succumb to aging. Trust me … I know.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/easy-upper-body-boosters

Flexibility: Key To Better Fitness

Many of us either neglect stretching, or we do it wrong. Dynamic stretching (e.g., jumping jacks, etc.) should be done before exercise or physical activities to prepare the muscles. Static stretching (e.g., touching our toes, etc.) should be reserved for after exercise or physical activities. Do not skip the stretching. See details in the link below.

Young smiling friends doing stretching exercises on a bench in the park and talking to each other.

http://blog.nasm.org/certified-personal-trainer/training-relevance-of-flexibility/

Staying Fit On The Road

Travelling, for work or pleasure, often creates challenges to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Check out this link for some fitness tips if you are a frequent traveler.  PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.

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https://www.cooperinstitute.org/2014/05/30/equipment-to-strength-train-anywhere