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Strong is the New Skinny!


Did you make any New Years resolutions this year? Or maybe one of your retirement goals is to get in your best health? Today's episode is perfect for you! We talk to Deb Fountas about her retirement journey to get into the best shape of her life. We love her motto: Strong is the new Skinny! Take a listen and she just might inspire you!


Show Notes


01:26 A life lesson from Curt's book Fix the Problem and Other Life Lessons from a Pragmatic Dad. You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/Fix-Problem-other-Lessons-Pragmatic/dp/1091400830/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

04:35 Deb tells us how fitness has fit into her life and changed her lifestyle for better health

07:30 Deb tells us her fitness program.

09:50 What does Deb suggest for a clean diet? Good whole foods and trying to stay away and off sugar! Protein is very important in a healthy diet.


15:09 Deb tells us how important "balance exercises" are to al of us seniors.

16:20 Low impact and stretching exercises are discussed here.



18:47 Deb #1 fitness tip.

21:45 Deb talks about injuries that have happened to her or that could happen with an exercise program.

24:18 Deb tells us why "strong is the new skinny"! Nutrition is 80% of getting fit!

26:12 What to use at home if a gym isn't in your get healthy plan! Deb loves resistant bands! https://www.amazon.com/Fit-Simplify-Resistance-Exercise-Instruction/dp/B09MJKJYLQ

27:29 Deb tells us about her TRX. Find out more here: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=trx+home+suspension+training+kit&i=sporting&crid=VA7UHJPXAD8R&sprefix=TRX%2Csporting%2C116&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_2_3

31:09 Look Deb up on FB. Her page is called Fountas of Youth Training!















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