How to talk to a parent about aging and losing facilities

Oh, aging. We keep talking about it.  It’s hard not to talk about aging, as a growing number of the baby boomer generation hit retirement age and begin to test the limits of our healthcare, medicare, and social security systems. So how do you talk to your aging parents about help as they get older?…… Continue reading How to talk to a parent about aging and losing facilities

Aging, flexibility, and the Apple Watch

If you’re a fitness tech fanatic like I am, you’ve been jumping into all sorts of mobility tools out there, like The Ready State, ROMWOD, and GOWOD. There’s a new one coming, and it’s something you may already own: your Apple Watch. Did you know mobility is important? It is. And we’re not just talking…… Continue reading Aging, flexibility, and the Apple Watch

The Big Business of Anti-Aging Products

Okay, is it just me, or does the world have an unhealthy aversion to the idea of aging? There’s a statistic floating around that the anti-aging products industry is expected to be worth $83.2 billion by the year 2027. That’s up thirty billion dollars from the projected sales this year.  https://youtu.be/RlxdPhln_94 Let’s be clear here…… Continue reading The Big Business of Anti-Aging Products

Fitness Promotes Stronger Bones as You Age

‘Aging’ is the topic of the day, as a research article published mid-July found an association between older participants’ physical fitness and their bone mass and structure. What does that mean? Older people who stayed physically fit had healthier, stronger bones. https://youtu.be/ppcMmcUujWc The study looked at 129 participants between the ages of 70 and 81…… Continue reading Fitness Promotes Stronger Bones as You Age

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CrossFit for Older Adults, NSCA Lawsuit, The Foundry Noise

Good morning and welcome to the WODDITY podcast for news about CrossFit. We are a daily podcast, Monday through Friday, doing CrossFit news in five minutes or less. My name is Ben Garves and today is Friday, the 6th of December, 2019.  CrossFit for the Elderly Collingwood, Ontario is a town, population 20,000, about two…… Continue reading CrossFit for Older Adults, NSCA Lawsuit, The Foundry Noise