Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lifetimes

Give your arms a workout, too

Give your arms a workout, too

In addition to appearance, it is very important to maintain strength in those arms, as they are needed for practically every upper body movement we perform. We often take our 23 arm muscles for granted, until we reach a point where it suddenly become...
Updated: 4 months ago
Intermittent fasting seems to be a good thing, new report suggests

Intermittent fasting seems to be a good thing, new report suggests

Going long hours without eating isnít good for us, we are often told. Our bodies need fuel regularly. Otherwise, we may become lethargic, tired and hungry. Our thinking can become mushy, our ability to work, and even play, hampered.Not so fast.A new ...
Updated: 4 months ago
Time for a skin cancer screening?

Time for a skin cancer screening?

Folks who live in Florida have a special relationship with the sun. After all, this is the Sunshine State. And whether weíve lived here all our lives or come along later, many Floridians, especially seniors, have had decades of exposure to the Florid...
Updated: 5 months ago
Documentary ĎThe Human Race,í which has Tampa Bay ties, celebrates running in 50s and well beyond

Documentary ĎThe Human Race,í which has Tampa Bay ties, celebrates running in 50s and well beyond

An 80-year-old woman runs half marathons to stay one step ahead of Alzheimerís. A man in his 50s runs his first 5K. A cancer survivor celebrates her 60s by running the U.S. perimeter.Welcome to The Human Race, an upcoming documentary celebrating seni...
Updated: 5 months ago
Exercise myths persist, so letís fight them

Exercise myths persist, so letís fight them

When it comes to fitness, can you tell the difference between fact and fiction? Misinformation abounds, and research is continually disproving it. Some myths, like "no pain, no gain," are fading away, but there are plenty more that persist. Itís impo...
Updated: 5 months ago
Ready to do some spring cleaning but donít know where to start? Hereís a little help

Ready to do some spring cleaning but donít know where to start? Hereís a little help

As adults, we tend to have a lot of stuff. And as seniors, we tend to have even more stuff ó our stuff, our childrenís stuff, sometimes even our grandchildrenís stuff.If youíre getting the urge to do a little spring cleaning, there can be a lot of ch...
Updated: 6 months ago
Building a strong core involves more than abs

Building a strong core involves more than abs

Those poor abdominals are so misunderstood. For starters, we have people zealously performing ab exercises, believing they can lose that unwanted fat lying on top of the ab muscles. This is a myth that has been hanging around for years. Spot reducing...
Updated: 6 months ago

Parkinsonís disease events planned

John Heginbotham will host a free interactive documentary film screening of Capturing Grace, accompanied by a presentation on Dance for PD, a program he helped develop that offers specialized dance classes to people with Parkinsonís disease, at 7 p.m...
Updated: 6 months ago
52 years later, Suncoast Surf Shop owner Joe Nuzzo is still riding a wave

52 years later, Suncoast Surf Shop owner Joe Nuzzo is still riding a wave

TREASURE ISLANDJoe Nuzzo has spent his entire life staying afloat. In his younger years, that meant staying on top of the waves on a surfboard. Today, that means keeping his business from going under in a sea of internet shops and big-box beach store...
Updated: 6 months ago
Meet two women whose feet feats include walking the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile pilgrimage across Spain

Meet two women whose feet feats include walking the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile pilgrimage across Spain

There are two things to know if you are thinking about walking 500 miles. Make sure your shoes are comfortable and make sure your backpack is light. Thatís the best advice two veteran hikers and transplanted Midwesterners now living in Tierra Verde ...
Updated a year ago