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David Sautter

  • Get Stronger, Build Muscle and Benefit from More Rest Time

    As we age, we are fighting against natural degradation of connective tissue, joint health, and muscle mass. Living a sedentary life will dramatically increase the rate of breakdown while increasing your risk for injury. The best way to halt age-related breakdown is to focus on building functional strength and lean muscle tissue through a resistance training program. View Post
  • Top 5 Foods to Eat for Your Vision

    Your vision is one of the primary keys to your independence. It allows you to drive, read important documents such as prescription labels, and maintain your own health. No one wants to watch as their vision grow weaker, so what can you do? Change your diet. View Post
  • The Importance of Exercise for Your Mental Health and Independent Living

    The world’s older population is significantly increasing. According to a report published by the National Institutes of Health, the world’s older population will grow by almost 17 percent by the year 2050. This has serious implications for worldwide health and financial concerns as people contin... View Post
  • Expert Tips on How to Stop Unconscious Snacking

    We’ve all found ourselves mindlessly indulging in comfort foods from the force of habit or to try to feel better after a bad day. Unconscious snacking may feel good at the moment, but it can promote long-term consequences such as fatigue, weight gain, and an increase in cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure. View Post
  • Ways to Measure Fitness Success Outside of the Scale

    Whether you’re trying to lose weight or build muscle, the scale seems to be the go-to source to see if you’ve made progress. Sure, it’s helpful to have that number as a reference, but in reality, the scale can be unreliable, promoting a dependence on only one source of feedback. Let’s take a look... View Post
  • Brain Exercises You Should Do at Every Age

    The general idea about brain health is that it declines as you age. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Multiple studies are finding that physical age doesn’t have to determine your brain age. View Post
  • Are You Getting Enough Vitamin A? 5 Signs of a Vitamin A Deficiency

    Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is stored in the liver, unlike a water-soluble vitamin like B12, which is excreted when excess levels are taken. Vitamin A gets a lot of credit for maintaining proper eye health, but it’s also necessary for your skin and lungs. View Post
  • 10 Unexpected Causes of Fatigue

    Have you noticed that you’re feeling more tired than usual over the last few days, weeks, or even months? Feeling a little tired occasionally is normal, but when you feel extreme tiredness that occurs seemingly out of nowhere, there may be an underlying problem.  View Post