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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.

Frank’s New Max Leg Press

Two weeks after my 80th birthday, at Fitness19 in Simi Valley, while coaching a client I sometimes take the liberty to work in with, I "showed him" how to go for a new max. The idea is to warm up with something light, then in about three intermediate loads (like...

Training Results at Fitness19 in Simi Valley CA

Training Results at Fitness19 in Simi Valley CA

It's been about 10 months since I started as a Fitness Trainer at the Simi Valley Fitness19 Gym. I've had about 15 clients over that time and I have seen some remarkable recoveries of clients who started with me in various conditions, some pretty severely disabled....

Training at Fitness19 in Simi Valley

Training at Fitness19 in Simi Valley

In December I was hired as a trainer at the new Fitness19 Gym in Simi Valley CA. If you're tired of sliding down-hill toward infirmity, let me help you on a new path to strength and stamina with a renewed outlook on growing older with class and grace.   I guide you...

Reasons Not to Use Industrial Seed Oils – P. D. Mangan

Reasons Not to Use Industrial Seed Oils – P. D. Mangan

  Frank's Comment: P. D. is a health writer I subscribe to with great insights on staying healthy and fit long-term - read & heed! Vegetable oils are better termed industrial seed oils, since they're not made from vegetables and require an industrial process...

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...

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

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