061219 Roy working his basketball shots.

https://vimeo.com/377858749 Roy Wood Here is Roy practicing his basketball shooting skills, just like clockwork he continues to build his expertise for making many different kinds of shots. Roy is one of our resident math specialists; we send our students to him for extra math tutoring when they are struggling in school. In addition to his … Continue reading 061219 Roy working his basketball shots.

271119 Introduction to bone health by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

Introduction to bone health The health of your bones has a direct bearing on your ability to function in today’s busy lifestyle. You may find yourself wondering how you got to the point of not being able to carry in the groceries or even go for a walk. Without strong skeletal support, your body is unable to keep up to the demands of daily life. This topic will provide information for developing, and then maintaining your bones. This is NOT medical advice, see your doctor for that.

241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Often times an activity requires specific equipment be available in order to participate. Advanced fitness and strength training methods fall into this category. However, a beginner with the desire and motivation to get moving will do well without any specialized gear. Just the … Continue reading 241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Please excuse me for not promptly following up with this topic. I got thoroughly buried when it first went out in April of 2019 and when I realized what had happened the posts were already into November of 2019. Nonetheless, here is the full post … Continue reading 221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Adding muscle Include some resistance training in the mix as muscle burns calories faster than fat tissue. These must be fun or you will lose their interest and then it’s back to the couch. Not only … Continue reading 061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. The benefits of activity Often another common dominator are the parents and grandparents who are also obese and sedentary, thus setting poor examples for the children in their care. This is especially true in the early … Continue reading 031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

271019 Goal setting

271019 Goal setting If you are going to get into better physical condition, then you need a plan and setting up your plan requires having a goal, or goals to reach. Goals are objectives that are just out of reach now, but with proper attention can be achieved with effort on your part. Don’t set … Continue reading 271019 Goal setting

181019 Lower your blood pressure

181019 Lower your blood pressure High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer because its effects are rarely felt until the disease has progressed to a dangerous level. Here is a list of four things that you can do to potentially lower your blood pressure. If you weigh too much, lose weight. … Continue reading 181019 Lower your blood pressure

040919 Osteoporosis: The risk factors

040919 Osteoporosis: The risk factors Some risk factors are under your control whereas others are not. Here is a brief list for your consideration. 1. Gender-of the ten million people with osteoporosis in the United States 80% of these are women. Particularly affected, and at increased risk for the disease, are Caucasian and Asian women.  … Continue reading 040919 Osteoporosis: The risk factors