Since 1971, I’ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
Leisure Programming for Baby Boomers
The boomer generation is going to demand more than what our current senior centers and leisure programs are providing. Boomers will not be satisfied with a “regularly scheduled program” as often found in today’s senior centers.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
ABLE Bodies Balance Training eBook
The “Smell the Coffee” activity is a fun, quick, and easy activity that marries deep breathing and a natural back-lengthening movement.
Second Wind eBook
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
A person with Parkinson’s who answers yes to any of these questions should obtain a referral from his or her doctor for the appropriate therapist.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription
After administering the SFT to your clients or program participants, we suggest that you meet with them, either individually or as a group, to give them their feedback.
The Healthy Heart Book (eBook, PDF Version)
In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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