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Logan F. Healthy Living Professional

San Rafael, California
I'm a retired publisher and have practiced a fitness lifestyle since my teens. I've studied martial arts, have been a high school soccer coach, a personal trainer and cardio kickboxing instructor. I maintain a fitness web site for seniors (at www.senior-exercise-central.com) and write a monthly... Full Bio
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"Fat tax" in England could save 3,200 lives each year by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A ccording to a study at Great Britain's Oxford University, a "fat tax" on certain unhealthy foods could save 3,200 lives per year. Interesting. But how far should the gove ... Read on »
"I don't have time to exercise." by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise T here's a young, disabled man at our gym. He is barely able to walk, even with crutches, and his forward motion is painfully slow. Still, he manages to use the elliptical ... Read on »
4 Characteristics of Muscular Men by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise According to AskMen.com, the muscular guys you see at the gym play by the following rules . . . 1. Muscular Men Dont Skip Meals. 2. Muscular Men Spend Less Time in the Gym. ... Read on »
A Cell Phone As Your Personal Trainer by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise T he prototype Wellness mobile phone from Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc. has a way of keeping track of a user’s health, according to company spokesman Noriaki Tobita. It can take ... Read on »
A Challenge by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise To All BFL'ers ( in lieu of your cardio day) and Fitness Folks: I have a challenge! All you will need is a deck of cards and a watch to make a note of your start and ... Read on »
A Dangerous Trend by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise P eople who are 100 pounds or more overweight are the fastest-growing group of overweight people in the United States, researchers reported this week. The proportion of the ... Read on »
A Fitness Gift Guide by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Weights, bikes or resistance bands aren't exactly stocking stuffers, but can you think of better Christmas gifts than exercise equipment? I can't. Because you are really giv ... Read on »
A Fitness Lesson from My Dog by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Steve was the only puppy in a litter that did not find a home. My daughter Jennifer spotted her and took her, just as her owner was about to take her to the Humane Society. ... Read on »
A Funny Thing Happened While Sipping Green Tea by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise F or quite a while now, many experts have urged us to stop drinking coffee and switch to green tea. Green tea has all those wonderful antioxidants. Well, there's still noth ... Read on »
A Golden Era of Bodybuilding by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Gray Iron Fitness Newsletter subscriber John Garberich asked me to check out a blog called "Classic Physique Builder." I did and fitness trainees focusing on bodybuilding may ... Read on »
A high protein option? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Are you ready to eat insects as a source of protein instead of meat? Don't be surprised by the question. It is estimated that insects are regularly eaten by as much as 80% o ... Read on »
A Little Holiday Help With Fitness by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Pressed for time? The holidays can be hectic. But don't let it sacrifice your fitness. Here's a quickie exercise requiring no equipment and can be done anywhere. Yep, they'r ... Read on »
A Little Humor Never Hurts by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise P.S. Get some serious info about strays (kettlebells) here . . . Read on »
A New Diet Study from a Reliable Source by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise First let me quote from my book, Gray Iron: A Fitness Guide for Senior Men and Women: There are more eating theories and diet books than grains of sand on Muscle Beach. Now a ... Read on »
A Perfect Way to Start Your Day by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise K aren Giles stopped in yesterday morning. Karen is the Pilates instructor at the gym where we workout. She and Patty have common interests in knitting and fitness and like ... Read on »
A Real Doer by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I n my last newsletter and in yesterday's blog post, I commented on being a “doer,” rather than someone who merely thinks, reads or talks about living a healthful lifestyle. ... Read on »
A Royal Pain in the Neck by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise S pending long hours in front of computer screens has resulted in more chronic shoulder and neck pain, according to the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism . Ah, but ... Read on »
A Royal Pain in the Neck by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Spending long hours in front of computer screens has resulted in more chronic shoulder and neck pain, according to the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism. Ah, but there seems to b ... Read on »
A Satisfying Life by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise M any of the great pleasures in my life have had to do with coaching others. I began more than twenty-five years ago by coaching middle-school soccer teams. At the star ... Read on »
A Strongman Philosopher by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My old friend Rich Lalami was a football coach at College of San Mateo and a strength coach at Stanford. He used to say: "It's okay to miss a bus. Don't worry. Another will ar ... Read on »