Movement

  • Over 50 And Want To Stay Young and Healthy? Do This.
    Cathy Richards is an expert when it comes to the key things you need to think about when it comes to wellness and aging in a healthful manner. Mindset is a huge determinant of healthy aging. We tend to expect that things can be fixed quickly, but quick changes are not sustainable. It’s all about…
  • Podcast Ep 23: How to Reach Your Ideal Weight
      After we turn 30, we lose 1% muscle mass every year. The good news is that we can grow muscle mass at any age. If you have never worked out before or haven’t trained in a while, check out Get Strong Over 40, the only beginner strength training program made especially for women over…
  • Podcast Ep 22: Over 40? Over 50? How To Live Healthy, Improve Your Quality of Life and Increase Longevity
    “What good is increasing how many years we have if we are living most of those years in rapid decline?” – Rachel Van Pelt  Dr. Rachel Van Pelt is a healthspan scientist and coach who helps people in midlife increase their healthspan through physical activity, nutrition, sleep, and self care.  I know what you are…
  • Podcast Ep 21: The Importance of Strength Training for Women Over 40
    “Self care includes making sure that your body doesn’t fall apart. “ – Tina Tang. In this episode on Modern Aging, Risa and fitness trainer Tina Tang chat about why it is essential that we strength train especially once we are over the age of 40.  As we get older, we naturally lose muscle mass…
  • 15 MIN FULL BODY WORKOUT For Beginners, Women Over 40 or After Recovering from Illness or Injury
    Fitness Trainer Sarai takes us through a 15 Minute Full Body Workout for beginners, women over 40 or after recovering from illness or injury. This is a short and scalable workout, so you can ease into working out and later push yourself harder. All you need is a dumbbell and some space so you can…
  • How To Start Working Out Again and Strength Training After Illness or Injury
    If you haven’t been working out since the pandemic started, or you’ve been set back by an injury or illness or you’ve never worked out before, it’s time to change that! Fitness trainer Sarai White shares fitness tips to ease ourselves back into a regular workout plan after an illness or injury. Sarai grew up…
  • Podcast Ep 20: The Importance of Physical Therapy and How To Move As We Age
    Melissa Lam is a physical therapist who is unlike other physical therapists.  She has a music degree and music background that molds her into a different kind of practitioner. She takes an integrative and holistic approach to care for patients’ musculoskeletal system. Melissa had issues with back pain and foot pain herself. She came to…
  • Strength Training Better Than Cardio? Better for Weight Loss? Myths and Benefits of Weight Training
    It doesn’t matter what age you are. Strength training is extremely beneficial for your physical health now and down the line. If you are over 40, strength training is even more critical to ensure that you can live a long and healthy life without relying on others for support. In the YouTube video linked above,…
  • Why Women Over 40 Should Begin Weight Training Now
    As we get older, weight and strength training is critical to our well-being. Fitness trainer Tina Tang focuses on women over 40 when women’s bodies begin to change with the onset of menopause and other hormonal shifts. Strength training can help slow down the signs of aging and reduce disease especially osteoporosis and sarcopenia. Tina…
  • Ways To Stay Active Indoors
    Just as we’ve settled happily into the summer season, our routines are going to change again as summer comes to end. For many of us, going on walks and exercising outdoors has kept us physically healthy and mentally sane through this pandemic. However, as fall approaches, we’ll be indoors more often than we would like.…
  • How To Lose Weight To Get To Your Ideal Weight
    Now that many of us have put on the Quarantine 15, summer is here and we are ready to shed off the pounds.   Today, I am going to share some tips that will help you on your way.  I’m Risa Morimoto your host where we chat about innovative and holistic ways to optimize our health…
  • 5 Minute Workout At Home For Beginners – You Are Never Too Old To Be A Beginner
    The Covid pandemic is still here. Working from home has become a part of our routine but that means many of us are not working out as much as we should. Our days are consumed by Zoom, Skype or Google Meetings rather than ab workouts, push ups and pull ups. This workout at home to…
  • 5 Minute Workout: Exercise In Between Zoom Calls While You Work At Home
    As we resume our work schedules at home via Zoom, Skype, or Google Hangout during the Coronavirus pandemic, our exercise schedule has become increasingly difficult to fit in. Either we have back to back conference calls or trying to sneak in a Zoom call before the kids come busting into the room. We know we…
  • 5 Simple Exercises To Maintain Balance and Strength
  • Blue Zone in Okinawa Japan: Keys to Longevity, Happiness and Living a Healthy Life
    Getting a dementia diagnosis is one of the moment you hope never to experience. Although usually by the time you get to the doctor’s, you pretty much know as there are signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and signs of dementia along the way. Families need to know the diffences between vascular dementia, lewy body dementia, frontal…
  • Live Longer, Stronger and Smarter with Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts: Video Interview with Ti-Hua Chang
    Getting a dementia diagnosis is one of the moment you hope never to experience. Although usually by the time you get to the doctor’s, you pretty much know as there are signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and signs of dementia along the way. Families need to know the diffences between vascular dementia, lewy body dementia, frontal…