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Motivating older people to exercise

Look good at any age While health gives vitality, energy, vibrancy and confidence, the issue of health is not a motivator for people to exercise at any age. Using health to motivate people into action hasn’t proved successful. If the … Continue reading

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A SCARY EXPERIENCE AT SEVENY FOUR

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LIFE CHALLENGES AS AN OLDER PERSON

As an older person life challenges are very different from that of a younger person. Challenges present themselves naturally to a young person, like getting qualified, finding a job and a life partner, securing a home and having children etc. … Continue reading

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EXPECTATIONS

EXPECTATIONS On my return walk this morning I saw an old lady, aged 70+ struggling up the hill to my right. She wore a loose floral dress which fell over a very large stomach and she had a large hump … Continue reading

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A STEP BACK IN TIME

I looked around the thinly peopled room. It was deadly silent. Most had their heads lowered, dozing. I’d been asked to speak to the residents of a local Aged Care Facility re the benefits of exercise and Weight Resistant Training … Continue reading

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TV video Today Tonight Adelaide Australia

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Weight Resistant Training

Thanks Weight Resistant Training! I recently had my bone density checked and it was found to be close to the bone density of a 35 year old. I would urge everyone to embark on Weight Resistant Training (WRT).  For me … Continue reading

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MAIN AIM

My major thrust is to encourage people to continue to go forward in life and not be bound by age, stereotypical thinking or the expectations of others. Too many people waste precious years succumbing to the dictates of restrictive stereotypes … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Exercise

One of my male friends at my gym, aged 83, became conscious of a shortness of breath just before Xmas. He thought it was just stress as he was going through a rough time.  However he was encouraged by gym … Continue reading

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OLDER WOMEN SHAPING UP

It makes my heart sing to hear that so many ladies 50+ and 60+ are now engaging in Weight Resistance Training (WRT).   WRT is a fantastic vehicle to increase bone density, as well as to increase our overall strength and … Continue reading

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