Exercise Helps Us Embrace Every Stage of Life

Are you worried about getting older? Replace that anxiety with positive thinking and it will add years to your life – 7.5 years, according to aging expert Amy Gorely, who has launched an anti-ageism campaign called “Be Bold, Claim Old.”

Instead of being bummed out about lost youth or worried about what might happen later, we should celebrate every age of life, Amy says. Exercise plays a key role, and working out is one of the sure-fire ways to improve your mood and light up your smile.

“What’s good for the body is also good for the mind,” she says. Exercise fights cognitive decline and helps improve focus, mood, memory and other issues often lumped in with “getting old.”

Every time you exercise, you’re not just helping yourself: You’re blasting ageist stereotypes and maybe even inspiring others.


Today’s Work – Strength Focus
More X-over symmetry bands!

Complete 2 set of 10 reps of each:

A) Pull Apart – Reverse Fly
B) Chest Press – Bear Hug
C) Row

Conditioning Workout
Working for 10 minutes, complete as many rounds and reps as possible.  Rest as needed.

5 push-ups to box
10 ring row
15 squats

One thought on “Thursday January 23, 2020

  1. Hi Bonnie, Did you happen to find a pair of prescription sunglasses after class this morning? Brown tortoiseshell frames? I think I may have left them on the chair at the entrance.


    Sent from my iPad



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