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Health: Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about taking afternoon naps

Health: Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about taking afternoon naps

| August 31, 2015

Afternoon naps are a guilty pleasure for many of us. But did you know they’re also good for your health? A study, presented at the European Society of Cardiology annual meeting in London, concluded that people who took an afternoon nap had lower blood pressure than those who didn’t. To arrive at this finding, scientists […]

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Sunday Meditation: Are you afraid of Nature?

Sunday Meditation: Are you afraid of Nature?

| August 30, 2015

As an avid outdoorsman, I’m amazed at the number of people I know who are afraid of Nature. If you’re one of them, it’s time to address your fear. That’s the subject of our Sunday Meditation. Everything in our world, including us, are products of the Natural world. For some people, that’s hard to handle. […]

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Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday — Week 12

Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday — Week 12

| August 28, 2015

 ***Just $2.99 for the Amazon.com Kindle version viewable on Kindle or computers and phones with Kindle app installed. Print version of this valuable fitness book is also available. Every Friday, Xeniors.com features a free excerpt from our book Fit Body Fit Mind: Your Practical Guide to Aging Well. The book features detailed instruction regarding aerobic and strength […]

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Hobbies that Help Others

Hobbies that Help Others

| August 27, 2015

There’s nothing better for body, mind and spirit than having a hobby you’re passionate about. A huge plus is if it in some way helps others, too. I got to experience this feeling of satisfaction today when I got a call from a local TV reporter — Rachel Leitao of WPTV in West Palm Beach, […]

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Diet: Real food wins over fish oil supplements

Diet: Real food wins over fish oil supplements

| August 26, 2015

Millions of Americans take fish oil supplements, making them the third most popular nutritional supplements out there? But do they deliver health benefits for older users? Yet another study says no. The latest study to sink fish oil supplements found that they do nothing to promote brain health. The study, the longest of it’s kind, […]

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What motivates you to exercise?

What motivates you to exercise?

| August 25, 2015

Achieving a lifetime of fitness is a constant challenge to the best of us. There are constant temptations to eat the wrong foods and sit on the couch when we should exercise. So what motivates you to stay in the fitness game. The answer to that question is as varied as there are personality types. […]

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Exercise: What are Musical Intervals?

Exercise: What are Musical Intervals?

| August 24, 2015

Keeping your exercise sessions fresh and interesting is the best way to stay motivated. I’m always on the lookout for new ways to stay engaged when I’m running and strength training. Often, I invent my own. This weekend’s invention was musical intervals. What are musical intervals? Well, when I run, I always listen to my […]

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Our Sunday Meditation: How well do you cope with rejection?

Our Sunday Meditation: How well do you cope with rejection?

| August 23, 2015

Rejection is one of life’s most painful experiences, but it’s also one of life’s most powerful teachers. And it’s the topic of Our Sunday Meditation. Rejection. Every one of us experiences it, and no one I know enjoys it. Whether we’re being rejected by a partner, friend, or acquaintance, it hurts to the bone. (Unless, […]

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Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday — Week 11

Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday — Week 11

| August 21, 2015

 ***Just $2.99 for the Amazon.com Kindle version viewable on Kindle or computers and phones with Kindle app installed. Print version of this valuable fitness book is also available. Every Friday, Xeniors.com features a free excerpt from our book Fit Body Fit Mind: Your Practical Guide to Aging Well. The book features detailed instruction regarding aerobic and strength […]

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4 Simple Health & Fitness Facts You Need To Know…

4 Simple Health & Fitness Facts You Need To Know…

| August 20, 2015

With a cloud of unsubstantiated exercise and diet hype swirling around us, it’s easy to lose sight of the most basic and effective information about how to improve your health and fitness and age well. Here are the simple health and fitness facts you need to know and never lose sight of: Eating a healthy […]

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