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About defpersonaltrainer

Elite Masters rower, Master Fitness trainer, a Baby KaBoomer whom advocates wellness through toe-to-temple activities like a sport well-oared.

Countering Jet Lag

This is a timely hack for jet lag as I start my haj home from Capetown, South Africa tomorrow evening. I hope British Airways’ old 747-400 can get me comfortably to London the next morning. Then I’ve got a long … Continue reading

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At Altitude…

Having a combo title with October’s National Seafood Month didn’t seem quite right. Though great wild fish, loaded with high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids are to be headlined, fer sure. I’m tapping away at a Denver-like altitude of 5,264 … Continue reading

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Rise up for Active Aging Week 2019 #activeagingweek

“Live your Adventures!” I received a message from our regional YMCA that 30SEP-06OCT is ACTIVE AGING WEEK. Why is this week chosen as ACTIVE AGING WEEK?  A trivial pursuit answer is that this week aligns with October 1st – which … Continue reading

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September Stretches

Greetings in early Autumn! How much Stretching is enough to keep you supple and to stay safer from injury? Golly, I wish my answer was simple.  Professionals’ answers vary.  Your stretching routines and excursions are based on age, chosen activity, … Continue reading

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Weekend words from the “Austrian Oak”

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator and ex–Golden State governor, recently offered thoughts about youth, diet, and exercise imperatives. Regarding his “see food” diet of earlier days, the Terminator offered that, “young get away with a lot of things.”   Heart surgery … Continue reading

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Peaking performance – and Happy Autumn

Ahhh. the weather is cooler, which a Green Mountain man named FROST likes.  Yet this same dude selfishly likes longer days of Vitamin D. So it goes for the seasons, with peaks of autumn color to come shortly.  As a … Continue reading

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Well Past Forty is listed as a “Best of Strength & Conditioning Coaches in San Diego for 2019”

Kudos to Well Past Forty! “Best of” Selection criteria were: Experience – Years in business and education related to their field of expertise Professionalism – A dedication to quality work and outstanding customer service Reputation – Excellent recommendations from satisfied … Continue reading

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