Hiking in the Italian Appenines

On October 9, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Hiking in the Italian Appenines

The Apennines are a mountain range with smaller chains extending 1,200 km along the length of peninsular Italy. In the northwest they join with the Ligurian Alps at Altare. Barrea is a small medieval town located in the province of L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy… perched on a spur…

A Major Crisis Is Looming…

A major crisis is looming for all the developed consumer countries with increasing ageing populations. Extending longevity without the means to maintain health and functional abilities is not sustainable economically or socially in any society, anywhere. Many millions are now ill-prepared to take care of themselves…already becoming a long, problem-loaded…

The Old Guys on the Camino

On November 11, 2015, Posted by , In Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Old Guys on the Camino

TKR…600% Increase by 2030!

On December 26, 2013, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Walking, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on TKR…600% Increase by 2030!

According to a study published on the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, “Overall, total hip and total knee revisions are projected to grow by 137% and 601%, respectively, between 2005 and 2030.” And one of the explanations given is that the baby boomer generation is becoming…

Sit Study Reveals Interesting Facts

Josef has been talking and writing about sitting for quite a while (click here to see some of his blog posts). Well, here’s a great article that presents a study about sitting: Sitting less than 3 hours each day may tack 2 more years onto your life “Sitting is a risk…

Seniors on the Move Videos

On September 19, 2012, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Video,Walking, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Seniors on the Move Videos

  Seniors on the Move: Born to Walk   Seniors on the Move: Core Integration and Exercise–Food for the Brain, Part 1

The Story of Dwight

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Testimonial,Walking, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The Story of Dwight

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting an 85-year-old who grew up in Dana, MA, one of the five towns whose entire population was forced to leave to create the great Quabbin reservoir project in the 1930’s. I was watching his walking pattern, and noticed he was, though slowed down,…