Is Strength and Muscle Loss Reversible in Older Adults?

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This blog post from a guest blog on Michael Boyle’s blog and came floating into my inbox the other day and I thought it good information to pass along.  I made a previous post about Strength Training Preventing Muscle Atrophy in Old Age where the studies show that strength training does just that: prevent muscle atrophy in older adults.  Michael’s …

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Into the Headwind

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I had a LOVELY bike ride today. By some standards it would not be considered as such. Why, do you ask? Simple, because of the 22 miles, 11 of them were INTO the wind. And not just any wind. Tropical something-or-other Lee blew through here the last few days. I rode down Hwy 98 and up 30-A, which for those …

Panama City Beach Boot Camp Starting in July!

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I’ve been meaning to do this for awhile, and have finally been able to get things together. Currently, there is not a beach boot camp class in Panama City. Why, I cannot figure out, but that will soon be rectified. We’ve got a start date of July 21st at 5:30 AM (yes, you read that right) and will be held …

Newsletter

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I know I’ve been MIA for awhile, but I have been sooooo busy! Things have been going really well in life and lots of doors are opening for me. I submitted two proposals to present: one for the Florida Flute Association Convention in January and one for the National Flute Association in August. I was also asked to be on …

Music, Fitness and Travelling

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As you may know, I am a proud member of the 129th Army National Guard Band.  What this means is that I am in the Army, but it’s a part time job for me.  I “drill” with my unit one weekend every month and for two weeks in the summer.  Right now is that two-week time period, called Annual Training, …

Flute Events in Panama City

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Great things have been happening in my life lately.  For the last two years I’ve been working part time at Vitamin Shoppe and I’m happy to say that since God has blessed me with a lot more musical opportunities this year, this coming week will be my last week there.  Besides personal training, music will finally be my only source …

Great convention!!!

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At the end of January I was priveledged to be able to give a presentation/workshop at the Florida Flute Fair in Orlando, FL.  I had a great turnout and LOTS of interest in what I was doing.  As was stated to me, no one else is talking about what I’m doing and because of that, I will soon be traveling …

Practice Room Warmups?

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As musicians (whether you be a flutist or not), we tend to be rather meticulous about our instruments and how we approach our practice time: warming up the smaller muscles of our embochures, warming up our fingers with scales, even warming up our ears with long tones or our minds with imagery and planning the session out.  But how much …