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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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Gerald Gaxiola - 75 Year Old Bodybuilder by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In 1960, at age 24, I started weightlifting and bodybuilding because I was skinny and underweight. In a few years I started to gain weight and muscle. Read on »
One of a kind . . . by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The great old Johnny Mercer song, "You gotta accentuate the positive . . ." always reminds me of Jack LaLanne. What a guy! He had that special something inside him that mean ... Read on »
Defeating the Blues by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Remember that old expression, "Down in the dumps"? Or they used to say someone has a case of "the blues." Well as good as it feels to be fit - and it does feel good - we all ... Read on »
Another Good Reason to Eat Fish: It's Good for Your Brain by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The good news about fish and omega-3 just keeps adding up. Don't miss out. Understand the reasons for eating fatty fish such as salmon, trout and sardines. Don't like fish? ... Read on »
What's the Best Exercise Tool? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Which is better: A barbell? Dumbbell? Kettlebell? Resistance band? Bodyweight calisthenic? Answer: Why limit yourself to one tool? Each has its merits. Select one or two for ... Read on »
How Much Cardio Should I do? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise End any confusion about how much cardiovascular exercise is enough and how much may be too much for your strength, health and fitness . . . Read on »
When Muscle Beach Discovered Steroids by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you have weight trained at all, you might want to pick-up a copy of the February Men's Journal magazine. Note the cover story: "The Lords of Muscle Beach. The Sex-Crazed ... Read on »
The Legendary Steve Reeves by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a rare film clip of Steve Reeves exercising and in a competition. Great stuff! More about Reeves here . . . Read on »
Are Boomers and Seniors Too Old for Kettlebells? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Mature men and women what an honest answer. Get the truth here . . . Read on »
Super Senior in the News! by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Discover how one great lady stays productive and highly relevant in her second act in life . . . video platform video management video solutions video player Read on »
Super Senior in the News! by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Discover how one great lady stays productive and highly relevant in her second act in life . . . video platform video management video solutions video player Read on »
In China, Senior Romance Blooms in IKEA Stores by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In the U.S. they used to be called "Fern Bars," hangouts for singles looking to meet other singles. Imagine retired folks in China playing a similar game - but in the giant ... Read on »
Burpees for Seniors? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yes! Boomers and seniors are not exempt from this wonderful, dynamic fat-burner and fitness-builder. Start at the beginner level and sensibly build up from there. Th ... Read on »
Is Sitting Too Much a Major Cancer Risk? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We know that sedentary people should move more and get more exercise, for health and fitness reasons. But in today's high tech world, sitting is becoming more and more the n ... Read on »
Too Old for Kettlebells? by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Age appropriate kettlebell workouts can be just the thing for baby boomers and seniors. Learn more about kettlebells here at: http://www.senior-exercise-central.com/kettlebe ... Read on »
Basking in Past Accomplishments by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You gotta love Thomas Sowell, who said: "Old age at least gives me an excuse for not being very good at things that I was not very good at when I was young." Read on »
Weight Loss Pills by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Weight loss pills in general are worthless. And some are even dangerous. Yet some people will take them anyway. Don't be one of them . . . Read on »
Cross Training by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I like the idea of cross training. Mixing things up defeats boredom and may prevent overuse injuries. But here's a guy who has taken it to the nth degree. It's a good articl ... Read on »
For Boomer and Senior Weight Trainees by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Heres a great read: Fred Fornicola has compiled the training habits of more than 40 veteran fitness buffs, bodybuilders and strongmen. Its called Strength and Fitness for a ... Read on »