#Comebackstrong


The #ComeBackStrong Movement #Comebackstrong posted for the National Stroke Association The National Stroke Association reports on their new website that “Unlike other survivor communities, there had been no unified symbol, color or movement to provide strength and celebration to stroke survivors and their circle of care. Until now.”  [Sidebar:  I agree with this statement completely, …

Stroke Recovery Goal Setting Action Guide


In my last post I mentioned my book Body in Balance is a great place to find help with how to create an action plan for achieving your own goals.  I forgot to mention I also have a great free stroke recovery goals setting action guide you can access right away with this instant download.  It is part …

Body in Balance Book


A Plan to Take Action! Body in Balance-Amazon Best Seller in Preventive Medicine Whether you are recovering from short term illness or are struggling with how to maximize your recovery after a more serious  setback like a stroke, you need a plan to take action.   Before you begin, consider using Body in Balance as a …

Race Across USA presses on


Meet Newton Baker Member of the Race Across USA Core Team In my last post, I asked you “have you quit yet?”.  I want you to think about that question as you meet Newton Baker.   Meet Newton Baker, a retired school teacher from Montpelier,VT. On January 16th, the day the #RaceAcrossUSA kicked off in California Newton …

Have You Quit Yet??


Did you know? Each year over 80% of all dieters and exercisers who start a program in January have already thrown in the towel by the first week in February. You can learn why and how to develop “no fail” strategies to avoid this pitfall on my upcoming virtual book tour and body bootcamp kickoff …

Best Home Stroke Recovery Tips


There are many great questions still coming in from my goal setting webinar for home stroke recovery.  If you attended the live event or rebroadcast and I wasn’t able to answer your questions live, I think I am now caught up and those answers are now in the members area.  Here’s one of the questions …

Running to Raise Awareness of Childhood Obesity


RaceAcrossUSA to Raise Awareness for Childhood Obesity I want to thank all the courageous and inspiring runners on the RunAcrossUSA team as they get ready to start the first leg of their important cross country journey tomorrow. Please show your support by liking and sharing this photo and heading over to their page to follow …

Home Stroke Rehab Tip from my Smart Moves Webinar


Home Stroke Rehab Tip for Balance Training [Source] How to Restore Balance and Set Smart Goals After a Stroke Webinar This quick stroke recovery tip is from the stroke rehab tools and tricks section of my recent home stroke recovery webinar.  This quick video shows how to use an alternate and affordable safe harness system at home …

Test your balance and assess your stroke risk?


News from the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke reported on a study  from Japan that demonstrates how a simple balance test may be related to your brain health and risk of stroke and cognitive function. The authors of this balance research reported that struggling to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer was linked to …