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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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Take a Break Once in a While by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Are you on the go all the time? Yes, staying busy is good for you. But not too busy. Take a little time to slow down. It's important . . . Read on »
Springing Forward is Stupid by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Daylight Saving Time saves nothing, and is even unhealthy. Many nations that have practiced the nonsense have ended it. We (the USA) should, too. Here's why . . . Read on »
Portion Control Eating by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here are some tips on portion control, the most important factor in successful dieting and weight management. What's especially good here is the tips are from a registered d ... Read on »
Treadmills by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Treadmills are the most popular exercise devices for cardiovascular training. But I'll bet most people don't know they had an entirely different function during the Victoria ... Read on »
Resistance Bands Build Muscle by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Seniors, or anyone with joint aches, should look into resistance band training. Bands work your muscles but are easy on tendons and ligaments. They aren't wussy either. Don' ... Read on »
Workout at Home by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Would you like to exercise at home? It really doesn't take up much space at all, and your equipment cost can be quite reasonable. For years, I worked-out at commercial gyms. ... Read on »
Peary Rader Arm Method by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Just a quick note, I'm 64 and have been lifting weights, off and on, my whole life. I read your article on the Peary Rader arm pump exercise and decided Read on »
Better Protein Sources Can Extend Life by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You don't have to be a total vegetarian, but plant based diets are the way to go, according to today's science . . . Read on »
NFL Nutrition Revealed by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's Super Bowl week! (In case you didn't already know.) Ever wonder what behemoths eat, leading up to a big game? Here are the answers from someone who really knows their s ... Read on »
Building Muscle Beyond Age 50 by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I was recently interviewed for a senior fitness blog originating in Australia. Take a look here . . . Read on »
How Likely Are You to Die . . . Today? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Despite the rather depressing title, this is very funny as well as informative. The video is from a professor of risk management at the University of Cambridge. Really cleve ... 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 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 »
One Running Shoe in the Grave by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise When does too much of a good thing become too much of a good thing? I'm talking about exercise here, specifically the cardiovascular exercise of running. It may be that ther ... Read on »
Health Care Going Forward by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The 2012 election is over. One election issue was health care, or Obamacare, as it is known. Polls said most Americans disapprove of it. So what happens next? Here are thoug ... Read on »
Can Vitamin Supplements Prevent Cancer? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Supplement taking is controversial. It seems that one study contradicts another. It makes your head spin. I read the following and found it reasonable. Take a look. It is wr ... Read on »
My-Home-Gym by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Discover my-home-gym for ideas about developing your own exercise area and avoid crouded health clubs. Read on »
Are Burpees King of the Hill? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Some people consider Burpees the greatest of all bodyweight only exercises. Well, it is a good one! And everyone should have the burpee in their exercise bag of tricks. The ... Read on »
Spare Tires Are Just For Cars by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Beneath the fattest, flabbiest belly there is a six-pack. It may be hard to believe, yet it's true. But do you need an actual six-pack to be fit? No, you don’t. Six-packs ar ... Read on »