by Dr. Dave

The Big T

Testosterone, One of the biggest trends of today is hormone replacement therapy for men, is it right for you? Studies have shown that men’s level of testosterone can drop 1-3 % per year after the age of 40, potentially that’s 60% by the age of 60. The first thing...

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Water, drink more of it! There is an epidemic of malnutrition going on. Although water is not classified as a food because it has no calories it is by far the most important nutrient we consume. The human body is 75% water, we function because we are a chemistry lab...

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The Core

You hear it all the time, gotta take care of the core, but what actually is the core? The most common belief is that the core is just the abdominal muscles, some school of thought will add in the back muscles, pelvic muscles even some shoulder muscles. Being a body...

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Worst Exercise Ever, SLR

 I just can’t stay silent anymore. Every day at the gym I watch one member after another doing a straight leg raise, a roman chair leg raise or some variety of “sit up” (all hip flexion activities) , with the intention of working their abdominal muscles. Please stop...

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That Senior Moment

Don’t deny it. You have experienced it. That helpless feeling of not remembering what you entered a room for, where you left your keys, what that person’s name is or what you were supposed to do on the way home. Senior moments are defined as the forgetfulness found in...

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The Next Generation

I got a little late start with my last child--I was almost 40. Now I am almost 60 and I have a 20-year-old at home. The learning curve has changed, and for most of her life, I have spent teaching her the way of the world according to a middle-age man. Now she is...

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Fore The Golfer – Warm Up

*This was written for golfers but can be beneficial for anyone participating in a physical activity such as pickle ball, tennis, softball, etc. For many of us, the only warm up we get before a round of golf is bending over to put on our shoes. Ironically, we can’t...

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Motion Is Lotion For The Joints

I was in a yoga class one morning and the instructor said “motion is lotion.” I couldn’t agree more. The mobile joints of your body contain fluid, in order for joints to function normally there has to be motion and as much range of motion as tolerable. The joints of...

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That First Step

The first step is the hardest when it comes to any kind of fitness goal. Whether it’s tying your sneakers for a walk or resisting the urge to purchase that snack at the convenience store that you don’t need, getting the ball rolling is difficult for us all. However,...

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Hi everybody, Dr. Dave here. Welcome to our blog dedicated to those of us in our second half of life. Our motto here is “add years to your life and life to your years.” After all, what good is living a long time if you can’t enjoy it? It is obvious that we are living...

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Extraordinary magic

is woven through

ordinary life,

look around.

Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like and learn to find joy in the story you are actually living.

There are no shortcuts. Work hard, be patient, consistent and never give up.