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Lee County Parks & Recreation to host 2024 Lee County Senior Games – “Fitness Matters”

Fort Myers, FL, Oct. 10, 2023 – Lee County Parks & Recreation welcomes all senior athletes to participate in the 2024 Lee County Senior Games, themed “Fitness Matters,” which feature social, recreational and competitive activities. Registration opens Monday, Oct. 16. Register at www.leeparks.org/register or call 239-533-7275. Registration...

How do I get 6-pack abs?

This is the biggest question I get from everyone. How do I get a 6-pack? Or just get rid of my “beer belly” or “muffin top”? It is going to take some work and dedication, but it can be done. It is not too late! Eat Clean!...

Boxing helps seniors fight symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

By Dr. Erin Bailey, PT with Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers Lee Accavallo is the last one you’d want to fight in the boxing ring. He trains vigorously four times per week, and the sound of impact from his powerful right hook echoes through the gym. But...

Exercise can help keep immune system strong during coronavirus outbreak

By Dr. Chris Mulvey, PT The coronavirus outbreak likely has led to a surge in sales for the supplement industry as proactive-minded individuals try to protect themselves against COVID-19 by boosting their immune system. Indeed, vitamins A, B, C, E and zinc are proven to help...

All about Yoga

Workout fads come and go but yoga has been around for almost 5,000 years. Yoga is not just a “ho hum” relaxation exercise, but it is also a calorie burner and muscle toner. There are several different forms of yoga and, the best...

Why Women need to do Strength Training

Over the past decade there is more and more research on how important it is for women over 40 to do resistant training. Most women will hit the gym and just do cardio, or, if they don’t go to a fitness center, will just walk or run outside...

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