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Learn From Olga a 94 yo Track Star

Stay on Your Feet

At home—a tidy suite in the ­lower level of her daughter’s house—Olga rarely sits for long.

Simply standing up more is the best thing sedentary people can do to start becoming healthier, maintains Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., the former director of Life ­Sciences for NASA and ­author of the book Sitting Kills. The painless act of rising from your chair pumps blood from the feet to the head, and tunes the ...
Learn From Olga a 94 yo Track Star

Stay on Your Feet

At home—a tidy suite in the ­lower level of her daughter’s house—Olga rarely sits for long.

Simply standing up more is the best thing sedentary people can do to start becoming healthier, maintains Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., the former director of Life ­Sciences for NASA and ­author of the book Sitting Kills. The painless act of rising from your chair pumps blood from the feet to the head, and tunes the vestibular system, which helps maintain blood pressure and keeps you steady on your feet.

Even a regular morning jog can’t compensate for being inert the ­other 23 hours of the day, research shows. Extended bouts of inactivity have been found to increase subjects’ risk of serious afflictions—including hypertension, blood clots, and even some types of cancer—no matter how “fit” those subjects were.

http://www.parade.com/245849/brucegriers
on/6-lessons-on-living-longer-and-stay
ing-sharp-from-a-nonagenarian-track-st
ar/?utm_source=parademagazine&utm_medi
um=print&utm_campaign=vanity201301229

People may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel. (Oct 16, 2013)

Functional fitness: Walking, housework, being on your feet (a standup desk if you sit all day), etc. are the best. Strenuous exercise is counter productive until you lose the body fat.


TurboCharged by Dian and Tom Griesel is my bible when it comes to diet and exercise.

My review of the book:

http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5472950

On a related subject, activity is the key:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/12
/exercise-work-treadmill-standing-desk
s-walking_n_3913261.html?utm_hp_ref=mo
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My Program:
My program is primarily non-exercise activities. 100 yards to the parking spot. Carrying grocery from the car. Stand up desk.

Exercise program (Sep 29, 2013) 1-Minute Kettlebells a few times a day.

Study Program started on June 28, 2013

General Program started on July 3, 2013:
1) Stand-up desk
2) Cook in bulk
3) Eat purple food everyday
4) 100 yards to the Parking space
5) Skate even for 5-10 minutes, but no more than 30
6) Take Lunch time naps

Personal Information:
After June 2012 blood test, I went on herbal supplements program and brought down the cholesterol numbers. No big pharma drugs here, thank God.

Lipid Profile: June 2012
Glucose 83
Total Cholesterol 204
HDL 53
LDL 124
Triglycerides 133
TOTAL/HDL 3.8
LDL/HDL 2.3

Blood test on Apr 2013
Glucose 83
Total Cholesterol 200
HDL 61
LDL 118
Triglycerides 106
TOTAL/HDL 3.3
LDL/HDL 1.9

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JAZZID
4/17/2014 11:08:08 PM

... thanks for stopping by my blog... The party was for a co-worker who was promoted; I set the whole thing up and plated all the treats... I ate some of those veggies and I had some olives. They toasted with sparkling grape juice, but I can't have any juice so I toasted with my cup of pomegranate white tea!

I feel great!... I wasn't even tempted. Of course I do know that if I had just one cookie, that would have been it. emoticon ..

Have a nice night! emoticon ~ Dee

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HOUNDLOVER1
4/17/2014 12:05:23 AM

I've thought about making energy bars. Let me know if you have any good recipes.
Birgit



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SCOTMAMA
4/17/2014 12:03:48 AM

Thanks for remembering and asking about the SAMe. I am actually doing quite well. I take TUMERIC and have doubled up to 2 pills per day on that, plus taking the SAMe -- it has helped my arthritis a lot. Makes it so I can live with the bit of pain I have from it. I can shake hands with people without wincing. I do feel a twinge when I move my right leg or hip (sideways) in the wrong direction, and occasionally feel uncomfortable during the night and have to change position due to the arthritis, but all in all it is something I can tolerate. I don't know if it is because of the SAMe or the Tumeric, or both, but I have to say I'm a believer. And better yet, it is not a prescriptive drug.

Hugs, Eve



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EDDYMEESE
4/15/2014 3:53:10 PM

Thank you so much for the comment on my "need advice" blog. You are right...I do have the ace in my hand and I could learn something for my next job. If anything, I've never really told them how I feel and not that I plan to make it a vent-session, but I'd like to be able to give them "feedback" just like they are doing to me, basically. Thanks again! Sorry for the delay in replying...this stupid cold got hold of me all over again. Have a great week!



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TWESTEN1
4/15/2014 6:18:08 AM

Thank you so much for the link you posted on my blog. Don't have time to look at it now, but will check it out later from work :) I am all for alternative medicine so I'm eager to see it. Again, thanks!

Have a wonderful day!



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