The Surprising Blood Pressure/Stretching Connection

The Surprising Blood Pressure/Stretching Connection

First, Let’s Talk About Blood Pressure Today the latest edition of the AARP Bulletin (affectionately known by us as “the rag”) arrived in our mailbox.  One of the articles mentioned that nearly half of all adult Americans and 3 out of 4 people over 60 have high blood pressure (hypertension)….

2021:  The Year of the Stretch

2021: The Year of the Stretch

How often do we blow off our stretches after an activity?  After all, we have done the work, it’s over, and we want to move on.  Or, we do a few stretches as a warm-up, thinking that is enough.  The thing is, stretching is just as important as the activity…

Walk This Way?
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Walk This Way?

Embed from Getty Images   “Walk this way….” Remember that line from the movie, Young Frankenstein? Marty Feldman, who plays hunchback Igor, is beckoning Gene Wilder (playing Dr. Frankenstein) down a flight of stairs. Gene Wilder then imitates Igor’s hunched-over posture as they head down. Clearly, neither one of them…