Entries by Barry Hill

Can we inspire people to take action?

“Telling and listening to stories is the way we make sense of our lives,” said Dr. Thomas K. Houston, lead author of the study and a researcher at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester and the Veterans Affairs medical center in Bedford, Mass. “That natural tendency may have the potential to alter behavior […]

“Strong people are harder to kill….”

We are honored to have Jake Platt, President and Founder of Northwest CrossFit, as one of our physical training advisors. You may recognize Jake from The Admiral’s Comeback Story as he directed the Admiral’s rehabilitation via CrossFit. We caught up with Jake to share some of his thoughts towards the value of physical fitness.

Read a page… Watch a video…Share your feedback…

Checkout this SNAPSHOT of the eBook.    Then share your feedback in this QUICK SURVEY   Fit After Fifty: Solving the Healthcare Crisis One Athlete at a Time is an interactive, multimedia eBook featuring the inspirational stories of real people who were able to overcome fear of beginning a fitness program. These people made decisions—to […]

Taking a STAND, literally!

We all know we do it…difficult for most of us to get around it…but we can always do better.  Challenge yourself to spend less time in the chair:  set periodic alerts on your calendar to stand up & stretch; drink more water to force you out of your chair more often as your bladder dictates;) […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Life

Fit After Fifty dear Forever Athlete friend, Cy Breen, passed away the morning of Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, CA. He was 100 years old. Greg Klein, Cy’s stepson and caddy for the big birthday golf outings, shared a few sentiments…. What an amazing person Cy has been to […]