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Wish You Could Improve Your Mobility Without Pain Or Injury? The Book ‘Stretching for 50+’ Shows You How to Succeed

September 15th, 2022

Title: Stretching for 50+: A Customized Program for Increasing Flexibility, Avoiding Injury and Enjoying an Active Lifestyle, 2nd Edition Author: Dr. Karl Knopf ISBN-10#: 1612436714 Reviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes This slim, 128-page book is designed for people who know that health and fitness  are only achieved by staying active and doing as many good things for themselves as they can, says its Introduction. Most of us Boomers were taught a number of outdated fitness rules that could actually cause us more hard than good, says the author, who explains that it is not so much about “more... Read More

Why Massage Therapists Make My Job Tough

January 14th, 2014

Why Massage Therapists Make My Job Tough By Lisa Byrne, B.S Exercise Sciences | Certified Pilates Instructor NABBW’s Boomer Women’s Fitness Expert Massage therapists make my job really challenging. Some. Not all. I’m using this particular profession as the first I pick on. Chiropractors and physical therapists are next. Every one of these professionals does something to the person they’re treating. You know what that is? It’s the doing. They do to the person. The person in front of them has a passive experience. It’s the being done to I’m referring to. Like my hair dresser. She does... Read More

Park Once, Gain Immeasurably

September 17th, 2013

Park Once, Gain Immeasurably By Lisa Byrne, B.S Exercise Sciences | Certified Pilates Instructor NABBW’s Boomer Women’s Fitness Expert  One Stop Shopping. Do you have in your nearby town one of these grand shopping centers/complexes that offer ‘one stop shopping’? It’s like a self-contained outlet that can provide everything you need. Seems obvious the idea is to provide an efficient convenience for you as a shopper. Of  course the idea is also to sell more products if it’s all in one place. Simple shopping centers of old with a supermarket, drugstore, dry cleaners, and a bank have... Read More

Food shopping: Everyone’s Delight

August 1st, 2013

Food shopping: Everyone’s Delight. By Lisa Byrne, B.S Exercise Sciences | Certified Pilates Instructor NABBW’s Boomer Women’s Fitness Expert I like to go food shopping between 5:30 – 6am on the weekdays. This way I can do my business, avoid crowds, and return ready for the day.  As you can imagine at that hour there aren’t a lot of shoppers.  It’s quite a delight for me. But this past Sunday, I decided to swing by at about 1pm. It was crowded but Wegman’s had plenty of manpower to handle it. When done, I like to load ALL my bags on me so I can leave my cart at the entrance. With... Read More