Boomer Babe's Blog For Boomers
There's a precious moment in an episode of TV's Boston Legal when Denny Crane, the ‘mad-cow-diseased' founding attorney reflects, “It’s fun being me," that struck home with enough viewers to create a t-shirt with those words. Is it middle age when we first become truly comfortable with who we are? We’re not very different in the way we think, talk, or behave from when we were younger… we’ve just stopped fixing our personalities for other people. If we just didn’t have to fix our eyes, ears, joints, and various other parts of our bodies that break down, we’d be perfect!
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A lot of people prefer to have exercise equipment at home rather than going to a gym. I'm one of them, as I find I can get more things done in a day if I don't spend extra time driving to a gym and changing my clothes a few times. There are other reasons, too, especially for having the Seated Whole Body Pedaler in your home....
Most adults have bad backs. We sit too much, stand in one position too much, or suffer from repetitive motion injuries to our backs. The common exercise wisdom is that to strengthen our backs, we need to strengthen our abdominal muscles, but actually we have to do both - and that means we have to exercise both. Until now, I had not found something suitable for back exercise, even in the gym, but the Medi-Dyne CoreStretch Core Body Exerciser works and works well.