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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 Most of us Boomers were taught a number of outdated fitness rules that could actually cause us more hard than good, says the author, who explains that it is not so much about “more...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 I See Tennis as a Metaphor for Life

July 4th, 2014

Why I See Tennis as a Metaphor for Life  By Jan Cullinane NABBW’s Associate for The New Retirement This column is timely, as the world has been watching a bit of tennis recently (Wimbledon\’s All England Lawn Tennis championship just ended as I write this), when they haven\’t been debating World Cup soccer. But more than that, it\’s short and sweet.  The fact is, I love tennis and play several times a week when I’m home. There is a friendly group of men and women tennis players where I live, along with great pros and beautiful courts, which makes playing enjoyable. Over... Read More