Blogs about Older Adults

How I Encourage Sedentary Women to be More Active

Most of my clients are older adults and its a challenge to get them to want to move. Her

Age, Exercise, and Yoga

All people get older. That is a baseline of the human condition. But although the effects of age, broadly speaking, are part of the life cycle, how quickly and how much they develop is variable. We cannot change our DNA (yet). Some people have greater risks for heart disease, or cancer, for instance. But lifestyle choices can have an enormous impact across our lives on how we age, and even the way genes are expressed can be affected by those lifestyle choices. 

A Common Question: Why Can't I Lose This Weight?

An often asked question from clients is "Why can't I lose these last ____ pounds/inches?"   The answer is not always the same due to variable factors that include age, gender, present lifestyle habits, chronic conditions, stress management, medication, etc., that can vastly alter the result of effective exercise and nutrition.

Dance with me, and then Louis Van Amstel!

If anyone ever told you that you can't dance, are you ready to prove them wrong? My friends and I will teach you, plus you'll have FUN and BURN CALORIES in the process! 

Embrace Your Age

As I settle in to my 40's, I've developed a different perspective on aging.  Perhaps this is due to working with older adults for almost all of my career in fitness, even back to the time when I worked in healthcare. 

Strength training key in preventing Alzheimer's

 www.bethesdapersonaltraining.com July 16th, 2012 

Weight Training, Walking Improve Cognition in the Elderly

www.bethesdapersonaltraining.comAlzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2012. Abstracts F1-03-01, FI-03-02, P1-109, and P1-121. All presented July 15, 2012.From Medscape Medical News > PsychiatryWeight Training, Walking Improve Cognition in the Elderly

Eric Greenberg Bethesda Maryland

TTraining programs are designed by Dr. Greenberg working in concert with the client based upon the client's goals, current level of fitness, experience, personal preference, medical or physical limitations, and time or financial restraints.