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About defpersonaltrainer

Elite Masters rower, personal trainer, a "Younger Next Year" Boomer whom advocates wellness through toe-to-temple activities like a sport well-oared.

7 Munificent Steps to be Well Past Forty

This one-minute animated script offers my seven (7) building blocks to help Baby Boomers (and their successors) put life in their years and years in their lives: https://www.powtoon.com/embed/c0ibb07zOwk/ Four elements of fitness are stressed in my model: Strength Stability Stamina … Continue reading

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Seriously ?!

Yes, a New Year (2018) will soon be upon us. Well intentioned hints to optimize personal resolutions for the next 365 days abound.  Me?  I believe that I have resolve, so I don’t focus on a New Year’s Day for a … Continue reading

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Check to Balance

Oh my, to tribute the late, great Dick Enberg. I am certainly not alone as I attempt to consume, then critically “TRAF*” many healthy hints that I receive daily. Oh, that these short wintry days in our Northern Hemisphere would … Continue reading

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Advent(ure)

Today is the first day of the balance of our lives – duh. With that established – one could optimistically consider each rise and shine as a wake-up call. Hopefully your morning wake-up was unassisted. You awoke because you were … Continue reading

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No excuse, sir (or ma’am)

We all have days when life isn’t tickety boo. I thought about sharing what artists sang or wrote when today, or tomorrow, is one of those days. James Taylor shared what he did when “this old world keeps getting me … Continue reading

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No Humbug as FY (Fitness Year) 2017 closes

Humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge wasn’t a Well Past Forty follower, nor was he very fit, according to author Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol. His mental well-being took a turn for the better by story’s end, so all was not lost … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Power without the extra pounds

Bounteous meals and together times make Thanksgivings in our country wonderful affairs.  We are particularly thankful for first responders, caregivers and military folks who spend Thursday, November 2rd away from loved ones. Sad yet true than American adults may gradually … Continue reading

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