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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.

Late to my own Funeral?!

I hope so, though one day, reports of my demise WILL NOT be over-rated. Perhaps my telomeres are longer as result of my being well past forty.  Time and effort invested for my seven munificent steps have been worth it, whenever my … Continue reading

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Humor and Longevity linkage?

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – e. e. cummings American flags will be flown at half-mast this Saturday in honor of an amazing lady.  Barbara Bush’s demise at 92 years young is sad for admirers. … Continue reading

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Patriots Day 42K, then Tax Day

As a former clydesdale marathoner, I commend all Boston Marathoners for their “gut” performances yesterday in yucky wet race conditions.  That was a wet Patriots Day fer sure – and the Red Sox called the Fenway game off. We San Diegans … Continue reading

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National Doctor Day and us

I am honored to have a Doctor (MD) in the family- though not in the House. Our daughter is a pediatrician and active Mom. So I don’t get to reference her as a sports medicine, gerontology or internal medicine expert … Continue reading

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Live well Sister Jean- what a Renegade :)

Okay, okay. I’ll help the Loyola of Chicago chaplain go viral. How neat is it that a 98-year young Nun is the darling of 2018’s March Madness?  Where do I buy my red and gold socks with Sister Jean on … Continue reading

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Spring in your Step?

Although our kids in Boston and Philadelphia dispute this transitional day, winter is officially behind us. Perhaps Spring’s startup is a reminder of spring in your step as a measure of longevity. If you think that Scientific American passes a … Continue reading

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Pi Day and passage of S. Hawking

What might today, 3.14.18 and the passage of physicist (and former rowing coxswain) Stephen Hawking have to do with being Well Past Forty? My short answer is a four-letter word -> T I M E. Today is another great day … Continue reading

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