Five Minutes of Fitness After Fifty, Episode #4

Posted by: Jeanette |

April 11, 2011 |

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Ready for some energizing exercise? Let's get moving! Baby boomers and seniors, follow along with me to help improve your leg strength, flexibility and balance. This functional body weight exercise also helps to build stronger bones. Get your blood flowing and your mind turned on!

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Five Minutes of Fitness After Fifty, Episode #5

Posted by: Jeanette |

April 9, 2011 |

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If you need a good workout for your legs, but have trouble standing for too long, then join me for this modified seated workout.  

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The Sunshine Vitamin

Posted by: Jeanette |

April 5, 2011 |

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Vitamin D is required by every cell and tissue in the body, and without adequate amounts we're at risk for many serious health conditions. Our bodies make vitamin D when we're exposed to the UV-B rays in sunlight. I feel that many people, including older adults, have been made so afraid of sunshine due to public-health messages that they've become deficient in this most essential nutrient. Vitamin D deficiency may be characterized by muscle pain, weak bones/fractures, low energy and fatigue, lowered immunity, symptoms of depression and mood swings, and sleep irregularities. More than half of Americans are vitamin D deficient, and this number is on the rise. Are you one of them?

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