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About Donovan Baldwin

I am a 68 year-old fitness fan and freelance writer. I am retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years of service and am a University of West Florida alumnus (BA Accounting 1973). For several years, I have been writing and publishing articles on many subjects with a concentration on health, fitness, exercise, and weight loss.

Circuit7 Ripcords DVD – Resistance Band Workout DVD

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The Circuit7 resistance band workout routine incorporates the proven results of circuit training, and takes it to another level. Sourced through Scoop.it from: nodiet4me.com Resistance bands are sleepers among all the available forms of exercise equipment. They are inexpensive, easy … Continue reading

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The Best Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables for Senior Health

The Best Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables for Senior Health By Alistair Young By now, we all should know the importance of eating lots of fruits and vegetables. Buying locally grown, in-season produce is not only good for the local economy, … Continue reading

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Want to Keep an Aging Brain Sharp? Try the Stairs

Aging Americans looking to maintain a healthy brain may want to switch from elevators to stairs, new research suggests. “Fitness seemed key to sharper minds as people got older, a Canadian study found, as was more time spent reading and … Continue reading

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Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Supervised resistance training through lifting weights and aerobic exercise such as walking, jogging and cycling can help build fitness, improve physical function and increase physical reserve capacity. This means patients are in better shape to receive cancer treatments.   Exercise … Continue reading

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11 Tips For How to Reduce Sugar Intake (from Beginner to Advanced)

Wondering how to reduce sugar intake? Whether you decide to make a small or big change, we’ve rounded up our best 11 tips to get you there.    Sugar is one of the most addictive substances available without prescription.   … Continue reading

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Why Diet Should Be Part of Every Pain Management Regimen – Consult QD

A fair amount of research indicates that diet can correct fibromyalgia and chronic pain symptoms. Patients who have followed rigorous vegan or Mediterranean diets have seen complete turnarounds in their pain symptoms. Sourced through Scoop.it from: consultqd.clevelandclinic.org What we eat … Continue reading

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U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds

U.S. seniors may be developing dementia less often and at later stages of life, a decades-long study suggests.   More than 5,000 people followed for almost 40 years starting in the mid-1970s experienced an average 20 percent reduction in their … Continue reading

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How Socializing Keeps Seniors Healthy

Socializing is an important component of healthy aging. Find out the benefits of staying social for seniors, and how you can help your older loved ones stay socially connected. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.caring.com There are many things which can … Continue reading

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Losing five percent of bodyweight offers big benefits

A study found that people who lost just a small percentage of their body weight saw significant changes that lowered their risk for diabetes and heart disease. “This study is good news for people who struggle with their weight as … Continue reading

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Exercise and Fitness as You Age: Exercise Tips to Get Fit and Stay Fit as You Grow Older

As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Exercise can even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. And not … Continue reading

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