Exercise is a positive coping skill: Learn how it helps as we age

No matter how well we eat or how many times we exercise, stuff happens as we age. Sometimes it’s an accident, sometimes it’s just bad luck, and sometimes it’s genetics. We know high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking are the “big 3” risk factors for heart disease (and, about half of Americans haveContinue reading “Exercise is a positive coping skill: Learn how it helps as we age”

Food & Fitness After 50: “Get in shape to get in shape.”

This guest post was written by Dr. Bob Murray. Four years ago, Ed had his third back surgery to relieve pain in his low back caused by spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spine.) His prescreening physical showed an abnormality in his EKG and his doctors suggested follow-up testing. Both an exercise stress test and aContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: “Get in shape to get in shape.””