In recent years strength training has taken its proper place as an important element of overall fitness. Recent research has glorified strength training as necessary for all ages from the young to the elderly. Indeed, trainers now recommend that more gym time be spent on strength training instead of cardio [See References].
I have been involved in fitness at all levels for many, many years now. And yes, even at the tender age of 64, I consider myself athletic. I still look to do things I have never done before, in terms of my strength and coordination. (Documented on my YouTube channel).
So when I had an opportunity to challenge myself with a new weight-lifting concept, I took it. After all, I like experimenting with new things and strange concepts. Continue reading
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Episode Release Date: September 16th, 2015
Growth-Works is pleased to release the 3rd episode of New Age Aging. This episode gives a broad view of what dating for older people might be like and how to begin this journey in a manner that is likely to meet with success. The episode explores how much we understand ourselves and how much we know what we are looking for. It offers information and tips on successful flirting, an introduction to online dating, and showcases a couple who met online after reaching 60 years old. Continue reading
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Have you ever thought about retirement? Do you know what retirement is or why so many people look forward to it? Retirement is supposed to be that time in your life when you put aside your working career and try to maintain a lifestyle of leisure and pleasure. It’s a time to relax and do things for the enjoyment of doing them. I worked in my career for 40 years to get to where I am today.
During those years I was paid for the work I did. I had paid vacations; paid holidays; and even an occasional weekend off. However, when I retired, I found out that retirement was like having a 24×7 job that you don’t get paid for; there’s no paid vacation; holidays are like any other day; and if that’s not enough, there’s little difference between a weekend and a week day! That means you lose your TGIF bliss. So I ask you, Why would anyone want to retire? Continue reading
Episode release date: April 22, 2015
This episode of New Age Aging explores what it means for older adults to volunteer their time and skills for the benefit of others, and/or to promote a passion or cause. The discussion and video clips uncover the benefits of volunteering, how to find a wide range of domestic volunteering opportunities, how to evaluate volunteering organizations, and suggests a few do’s and don’ts when getting involved with volunteering opportunities. Continue reading