Bucket List

How will you ever reach your destination or goal if you do not have directions on how to get there? Let’s say you want to climb Mount Everest, what do you need to reach that goal? You will need a plan. The plan would most likely involve training and conditioning, acquiring proper funding, finding a reliable guide and teacher, travel …

74 is the New 50!

I need to back up and explain how the Bridge class came about. Some time ago we recognized that there was a large information gap which exists between the time people are released from medical care (cardiac rehab, stroke rehab, physical therapy, etc.) and when they are advised to get a membership at a local gym to keep their exercise …

Don’t Get Me Started

It is time for a rant. I am continually amazed at the lack of nutritional education among medical professionals today. It is not necessarily the sole fault of the doctors because the subject is not taught to the extent it should be in medical school. In fact, a study with the National Institutes of Health found that “most graduating medical …

Getting Ready for the Winter Swell

In two weeks autumn arrives. This is the time Santa Cruz surfers begin turning their attention from the south Pacific, where summer waves originate, to more northward on the weather maps. Seasonal storms will begin to brew as the year comes to a close. Those storms that form on the Bering Sea, off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, will bring bigger waves …

More Than One Way to Skin a Push Up

Two years ago, on Facebook, there was the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” People were videotaping themselves getting a bucket of ice water poured over their heads. This was a successful attempt to raise awareness for ALS research. This year there is the “Push Up Challenge”, to promote awareness of military veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and attempt to …

Welcome to my Blog

Greetings everyone and welcome to my new blog (and welcome to my new website). I will be publishing here on a number of topics related to fitness and health. All of these posts will be announced on Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and other social media so you can follow me wherever it’s most convenient for you. I’m not going to make …

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