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Study: Did you know July is the deadliest month for preventable deaths?

Study: Did you know July is the deadliest month for preventable deaths?

| July 1, 2015

With warmer weather and more people out and about, July has the highest number of preventable deaths. According to the National Safety Council, the increase is driven by an increase in fatal car crashes, drownings and extreme temperatures. The council, a non-profit chartered by Congress to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at home, […]

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Exercise: An often overlooked source of pain and injury

Exercise: An often overlooked source of pain and injury

| June 30, 2015

  Every now and then athletes of all abilities experience pain. Often the source of the pain is obvious — such as exercising with improper form, a lack of total control, or equipment failure. One source of pain and injury, however, isn’t always obvious to us: It’s performing day-to-day activities in a way that strains […]

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Fit Body Fit Mind Friday 4

Fit Body Fit Mind Friday 4

| June 26, 2015

Every Friday, Xeniors.com features a free excerpt from our book Fit Body Fit Mind: Your Practical Guide to Aging Well. The book, which is available from Amazon.com features detailed instruction regarding aerobic and strength training exercises, how to build a healthy diet, and activities to keep your mind sharp. To view previous excerpts put “Fit Mind Friday” in […]

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Mind: Take a flying photo safari

Mind: Take a flying photo safari

| June 24, 2015

There are few experiences more thrilling than flying. Bringing a camera along and taking shots out the window adds to the experience and exercise your mind at the same time. Most airlines have no problem with people bringing a camera on a flight and taking photos of the land, sea and air as they make […]

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Health: Are you imprisoned by your own body?

Health: Are you imprisoned by your own body?

| June 23, 2015

I hear it over and over again. People who won’t go swimming, walking, to the gym or anywhere else because of the way they look. This is especially true of people who are overweight, and it’s not only bad for their spirit, it’s bad for their health. If you’re one of them, this isn’t going […]

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Review: Dicapac Waterproof Camera Pack Gets The Job Done

Review: Dicapac Waterproof Camera Pack Gets The Job Done

| June 22, 2015

With Summer officially here, most of us at some point are going to hit the beach and some of us are going to go snorkeling. If you’re of one them and you like to shoot photographs of your adventures, it’s a lot of fun to have a waterproof camera along for the ride. I recently […]

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Our Sunday Meditation: Is kindness your first thought?

Our Sunday Meditation: Is kindness your first thought?

| June 21, 2015

Kindness takes practice. That’s the topic of our Sunday Meditation. It’s hard to be kind, isn’t it? With so many people with so many different points of view, objectives and needs, we’re bound to clash, and we do. We argue over religion, politics, economics, race, sex, entertainment and countless other topics. With so many reasons […]

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Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday 3

Fit Body, Fit Mind Friday 3

| June 19, 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.  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 […]

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Exercise: The heat is on. Here’s how to manage it.

Exercise: The heat is on. Here’s how to manage it.

| June 18, 2015

Summer heat is a challenge for most athletes of all ages and abilities. Your tolerance level will tell you the best way to cope with it when you exercise. People who are extremely susceptible to overheating should consider exercising in an air conditioned gym. Most gyms have a full selection of treadmills, stationary bikes and […]

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Five Best Father’s Day Gifts For Happier, Healthier Dads

Five Best Father’s Day Gifts For Happier, Healthier Dads

| June 17, 2015

Father’s Day is a great opportunity to help your dad get healthier and have fun doing it. These five gifts will be appreciated by him and, as an added bonus, you can use them with him to build tighter bonds through sport. 1. Stand up paddle boarding is a hot pastime this summer. Look out […]

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