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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.
Update on My NMN Body Transformation Project

Update on My NMN Body Transformation Project

I completed the 3 months of taking Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN) at 1 gram/day at the end of October. I'm quite pleased with the results, but I wish I had done it at a time when I could have used the gym and weight training to to make the progress better visually...

Science Turning its Attention to Aging

For an update on the current efforts in science to halt aging, and the diseases of old age, watch this lecture by David Sinclair PhD. He and his projects are at the forefront of life-long health. This is well worth watching today!

Aging Reversal – Really?

Aging Reversal – Really?

If we found a strategy for actual  aging reversal, even if temporary - like taking 15 years off your current age and giving you the physical and mental capabilities of 15 years back - would you jump on it? What about the cost - would you pay $100/month for 3-4 months?...

Protein Requirements for Optimal Aging

Protein Requirements for Optimal Aging

Study shows that Protein Requirements increase with age: When you see advise for protein intake in the popular press, numbers are all over the place, and there seems to be wide disagreement on amounts and sources. The popular position for aging seniors has long been...

Sleeping well in spite of aging

Sleeping well in spite of aging

Sleep generally worsens with age Sleep tends to become more fragmented as we age; we take longer to get to sleep, we wake more often during the night, and we are less refreshed in the morning. Fortunately, we have many available non-drug, plant-based solutions that...

Let’s Talk About Why We Get Weak and Frail With Age

Let’s Talk About Why We Get Weak and Frail With Age

Look around at really old people and we see the sobering future of our own bodies - then we blank that out and move on with living today. Typically our bodies change very gradually and we just adapt and tolerate the limitations as they show up. Frailty comes on slowly...

Why Eating Fat Makes Us Fit

Why Eating Fat Makes Us Fit

Way back in 1995 Dr. Mauro DiPasquale published a blueprint for Professional Bodybuilders to get Big and Ripped (a term for shedding nearly all body-fat); he called it "The Anabolic Diet". It was a bucket of strategies for switching the body from primarily burning...

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

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