If you have arthritis or another condition that causes joint inflammation, you may be wondering if there is anything you can eat, or avoid, to help ease discomfort. According to the Arthritis Foundation, the answer is yes! Although there is no diet cure for arthritis, certain foods have been shown to fight inflammation, strengthen bones and boost the immune system. Adding these foods to your Continue Reading
NEW! Senior/Boomer exercise classes start July 11 in Durham
I am so excited to announce a new exercise class that I am launching in Durham, N.C.! This program is a collaboration between myself and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to benefit the community. The class is called Arthritis Relief Exercise. While these classes are targeted to Boomers and Seniors, adults of any age or physical ability are welcome. Please see this page for all of the details and Continue Reading
VIDEO: Improve your balance with this 4-minute exercise routine
According to The National Institutes of Health, falls are the number one cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, loss of independence and injury-related deaths in older adults. But falls are not an inevitable part of life, even as a person gets older. Prevention is key, and increasing lower body strength with exercise is an important part of that. But did you know that balance Continue Reading
Meet America’s newest Senior Fitness Specialist!
I'm excited to announce that I received my Senior Fitness Specialist certificate from the National Academy of Sports Medicine! Here's how and why that came about. As part of my 2016 New Year resolutions, I made it a goal to obtain two new certifications: Certified Group Fitness Instructor with the American Council on Exercise, and then Senior Fitness Specialist with the National Academy of Continue Reading