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Prescription for a healthy body

Prescription for a healthy body

Fred Baker, Baltimore born and raised, was in great shape throughout his life, which he spent working at race tracks exercising horses. After he retired, he did minimal exercise, walking around the block and doing a few pushups. Then he joined LifeBridge Health & Fitness. Baker says he is pushed to increase his strength. He trusts the staff and instructors. In the three years he’s been going, there’s a relationship and he found a community. Socialization, so very important as we grow older, keeps him attending classes on a regular basis.

We all know we should exercise, especially as we get older. The reasons are many and extend beyond the physical to our emotional...