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This is where I keep you up to date on what I’m interested in, experimenting with or any other world-shaking undertaking I’m working on. My focus in life for Senior Fitness centers on the prospect of making it in great health past 120 yrs of age. I hope to keep readers up to date on what is working for me in this column.
The State of Senolytic Drug Development and Deployment

The State of Senolytic Drug Development and Deployment

Senolytic drugs (or compounds) are a promising tool for reducing the impact of aging, potentially pushing the onset of the diseases of aging out into the far future. So how far along are we to deploying this potential tool for the average citizen's benefit? There are...

An Update on Cartilage Repair

An Update on Cartilage Repair

Can an 81 year old gym rat regrow knee cartilage? It seems so. In July 2020, I was ramping up my leg-press load to see if I could get back to 10 plates per side (1000 lb including the sled). When I got to 8 plates per side on my last set that day, my left knee really...

Update on Potential Prostate Cancer Treatement

Update on Potential Prostate Cancer Treatement

On September 18, 2019 I had an MRI that found two suspicious loci in my prostate, one of which was diagnosed as likely stage 1 Prostate cancer and the other as transitional, I chose to try an underground approach shown to be selective at killing cancer cells via 4...

Fitness19 Reopened, Training Resumes

Fitness19 Reopened, Training Resumes

On Monday, 6/15 our Simi Valley Fitness 19 reopened, with heightened levels of cleaning and distancing and mask requirements for staff and clients. The first two weeks has been a trial run to make sure our anti-viral methods worked well enough to keep us safe, and as...

A New Way to Boost Energy to Youthful Levels

A New Way to Boost Energy to Youthful Levels

NAD+ is the hardest working enzyme involved in the body’s energy production, but by 70, we have under a third of what we had as young adults. It is rationed to do only the most necessary functions, and so everything involved in repair and upkeep of our bodies and...

My latest thinking about aging optimally; things we should be attending to with time, energy and money.

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