'Team Captain' with the former fat 2 fit group online thru AARP - they have now renamed the group and will come back with a new way to get fit - first group had over 4000 entrants when finished, second group had over 20,000 when finished.
'Social Media' Diplomate through the Dallas office of the American Heart Association on FaceBook - one of 40+ people that have either had open heart surgery or heart surgery due to heart attack or some other heart maladay.
My mentor was/is Jeff Everson - he would go on to set weight lifting and powerlifting records and become a strength coach. He was a Mr. America for the over 40 age group. He taught me lifting the right way. He now publishes http://planetmuscle.com - one of the differences with his mag is he will write and publish the facts/truth.
SUPPLEMENTS: I have stopped using body building supplements for although they do build muscle and increase strength - I found that I wasn't losing fat that much or that fast - I now use And it works Wonders for me in terms of losing fat, having energy And building muscle/strength is Vi-Salus. http://seniorstrength.bodybyvi.com I now use Vi-Shape nutritional shake mix with 12 grams of protein, the other is Vi-Shape super food shake mix with 17 grams of protein Vi-Salus also has come out with their version of these 'monster energy' drinks that is Wayyy more healthier.
Vitamins: I have used 'Spring Valley' Daily Pak Maximum Multivitamin for the past 4 years. I am one who believes in vitamins and the benefit that they give. These are sold thru Walmart where I get mine. http://walmart.com
Milk and Eggs: These 2 are considered by some to be the 2 most perfect foods there are. I have been a milk drinker all my life. I do not hold to that belief that milk is only for kids. I have drunk at least a pint and sometimes a half-gallon every day of my life. Milk is full of protein, calcium and It Does Build strong bones and muscles. The same can be said for eggs. When I entered the gym at age 61 to embark on my journey - I started to eat 4 jumbo eggs(only 2 yolks) for breakfast daily - These 2 'super foods' plus my protein powder allowed me to achieve my 750 lb leg press.
When I had open heart surgery, as I have stated my scar was 14" long - Now days the scar is at most 6" long. There is another area I want to mention that is helping lives and saving them or at the very least giving them a Fighting chance at having a meaningful life and that is the area of 'Stem cells' being harvested and preserved at birth. There is a company that is gaining recognition for realizating that life can be made better thru stem cell collection and preservation and that company is http://cordblood-america.com - they have made a lot of partnerships with providers that can assist people with this process.
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