Check Out Another Great Senior Athlete

Check Out Another Great Senior Athlete

Shirley Webb, 78, can deadlift 225 pounds!  And she achieved this in just six months!    Shirley was featured on the news recently. Two years ago the main form of physical activity came from one chore. That being mowing the lawn and nothing else! Very typical of non-exercising adults, if she was on the floor […]

CAUTION!  Consume Soy at Your Own Risk

CAUTION! Consume Soy at Your Own Risk

  Do you believe that soy is a beneficial health food? Many women believe soy foods can control menopausal symptoms. Research hasn’t proven that soy does anything for hot flashes or other menopausal symptoms among other health issues. The vast majority of soy at your local market is not a health food. The exception is […]

Cancer

Cancer

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with any form of cancer, it can be a terrifying thought. Fortunately, not all cancers are terminal. Cancers need to be caught before they spread and while they are still superficial. When caught early outcomes are very positive. In 2014 my husband developed a lump on his […]

Arthritis and Exercise

Arthritis and Exercise

 Written by Gail Sas Topics: Aging Research And Life Extension, Exercise It seems as though most of us will develop arthritis to some extent in our life time.  When we develop arthritis, we may think we can’t possibly begin an exercise program or continue the one we are doing. Even if arthritis has been part […]

Aging And Longevity

Aging And Longevity

Written by Gail Sas Image Courtesy: Michael Cohenal How do we age?  Do we age according to how we have lived our lives throughout? Or is it a continuous pull on the gravitational force into the end of it? It doesn’t have to be so bad.  A lot of research is available to understand the […]

Aging and Exercise

Aging and Exercise

Written by Gail Sas Topics: Aging Research And Life Extension Image Courtesy: Faceless BMany years ago researchers at Tufts University in Boston developed a theory that all “older” adults should become weightlifters.  Initially there was some skepticism in the medical community.  But the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine proved them wrong.The […]

Aging Theories

Aging Theories

Written by Gail Sas Topics: Aging Research And Life Extension Gerontology is the study of aging.  Fairly new to scientific studies.  Yet much is coming to everyone’s knowledge about how we go into this process.  There are many theories about aging.  One group theorizes that aging is a natural and programmed process within our physiological […]