Your Choice: Aging Boomer or Ageless Bloomer

Written by Barbara Morris

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Here’srepparttar good news: In spite ofrepparttar 151117 pull of tradition and social expectations, people are beginning to opt out ofrepparttar 151118 traditional aging process, refusing to slow down, fall into line, give up, and drop out. Unfortunately, examples of inspiring mature lives too often remain hidden. When brought to light, we exclaim in astonishment, “Isn’t she wonderful for her age,” or “Isn’t it amazing what he is still doing?” When people learn I am still working as a pharmacist, they gasp, “You are still working full time at age 76?” Big deal! Chronological age is an accounting of time gone by, not a measure of physical or mental capacity.

Expression of amazement for age-related competence is patronizing. Ability should be valued for what it is, without reference to chronological age. That point will be reached when more influential and outspoken mature role models come out ofrepparttar 151119 “old age” closet and show, if not flaunt, what they and others are capable of accomplishing. They need to help establish an enlightened society in which healthy, productive aging is no longer newsworthy as something special. It will open doors of opportunity and possibilities now closed to valuable and talented people afflicted with nothing more incapacitating than advanced chronological age.

How about you: Are you living a life that rejectsrepparttar 151120 tyranny of chronological age? Are you happily marching forward torepparttar 151121 beat of your own personal drummer? Are you gloriously “out of sync” with convention-bound peers? Are you productively defying archaic wisdom that no longer makes sense? If so,repparttar 151122 world needs to know about you.

Inrepparttar 151123 past century,repparttar 151124 American life span has increased 27 years. Boomers arerepparttar 151125 first generation ever to haverepparttar 151126 opportunity for a healthy, productive Second Life. They can chooserepparttar 151127 traditional aging route as their parents did, or forge an exciting, unprecedented transition from fantasy-driven “young forever boomer” to real life healthy, productive, ageless bloomer. It’s a matter of choice, not chance. It’s just that simple.

Barbara Morris, R.Ph., is a 76-year-old working pharmacist and recognized expert on unique anti-aging strategies. Author of Put Old on Hold, her message is for Boomers who want to feel and function as a healthy 40 or 50 year old for 25 or more years. She calls it “Liberation Living” – a process she has discovered that bypasses infirmities and indignities of traditional old age.

See How Trampolines Can Be Part Of Any Exercise Program

Written by Paul Johnson

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A set of ten skills must be performed in two voluntary qualifying routines, and inrepparttar final routine forrepparttar 151116 eight qualifying competitors. These skills may include such maneuvers as front and back somersaults, with or without a twist.

Competitors must submit a card listingrepparttar 151117 elements ofrepparttar 151118 first qualifying voluntary routine, no less than 48 hours before competition starts. The routine must then be performed withrepparttar 151119 same elements, and inrepparttar 151120 same order as listed.

Inrepparttar 151121 second qualifying round andrepparttar 151122 finals, competitors are free to varyrepparttar 151123 order, and type of skills, which allowsrepparttar 151124 opportunity to increaserepparttar 151125 routine's degree of difficulty.

A total of nine judges will sit for each competition: a chair, an assistant chair, two judges who will mark onlyrepparttar 151126 degree of difficulty, and five who will mark onlyrepparttar 151127 execution ofrepparttar 151128 routine.

Paul Johnson works as a software developer, often working long hours under great stress. He considers exercise crucial to his health. When purchasing his own fintess equipment he researched all available products. Now he's written a series of useful articles on choosing (and using) exercise equipment.

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