Old Farts health Challenge update:Be Fierce

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I haven't done an update in awhile but the last two days have been highly motivated. The original post talked about my obsession with health apps on my Apple Watch and the ability to set daily parameters for my goals. One goal I set was a minimum of 700 active calories burned each day and 1000 over the weekend. The last two days have been stellar with 750 active calories burned by 9:30 AM. The day starts early with hydration, then some meditation and yoga stretching and then on to spin class. For me three things are important not only for my health but also my business plan that creates brain power. Those three things are hydration since the brain contains a lot of water, and blood and oxygen flow. This is why we have to work hard the older we get because it is so easy to say I'll do it tomorrow and then tomorrow comes with another reason to procrastinate. This is why you have to be fiercely determined to fight that number one enemy, old age. My point is I upped my game because of my 70th birthday coming up and two results of being fierce will most certainly happened before the end of the year. I will have set a record for income and profit, and I will also feel ageless. I need my brain to be in top form to accomplish my business goals, and that is on point. The second is a combination of mind, body, and spirit. I don't feel my age and I can say truthfully that I don't have any preconceived notion about how I should feel except to tell you I feel fantastic. From my vantage point I can report that you are as young as you feel and I feel pretty young.

A couple of other part of this I would like to report on. I am looking at smart water bottles that work with an app that will measure the water intake into your body. I love tech and why not make life as easy as possible just like with the watch. Next week I will be reporting on the health challenge from our second home in Florida and will be seeing what our five mile beach walk we do at least once a day measures in calories burned. To paraphrase Cyndi Lauper, Boys just want to have fun while they burn off the fat. So until next week please get on the health challenge whether you blog about it or not and always remember, the older you get the more fierce you need to be. Live long and prosper.


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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Good for you, Joe. I am so impressed with all that you do to live a healthy life - such inspiration!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


Apr 01, 2017 10:27 AM #1
Lauren Williams, CPO, CVPO
Casual Uncluttering LLC - Woodinville, WA
Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes

Joe Pryor A post with Cyndi Lauper in it is a post for life!!!!

Apr 01, 2017 03:33 PM #2
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You know how to be an inspiration for those of us sitting in front of our computer.

Apr 01, 2017 04:13 PM #3
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Joe- I have a feeling you're going to make us all rethink what 70 is!  Could 70 be the new 30?  We just downloaded an app on our iPhones called Sleep Cycle.  It's fun to play with because it detects you sleep and shows you the different cycles as well as the sleep quality. 

Apr 01, 2017 04:52 PM #4
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

The advancements of using technology to track fitness routines are amazing!

Apr 01, 2017 05:16 PM #5
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Joe.  With the advancement of technology just think what they will come up with in the next 10 years.

Apr 02, 2017 01:45 AM #6
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I'm certainly impressed, Joe, with your commitment to the Old Farts health challenge! And somewhat intimidated at the same time. You and I are very close in age... but I don't worry about the number, because in my head I'm still only about 35. And these days I don't celebrate birthdays, just anniversaries of my 40th birthday! 

Apr 02, 2017 05:21 AM #7
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

The beach is calling you and I can't wait to read about the beautiful waves and warm sand and blue skies and sunshine.

Apr 02, 2017 07:09 PM #8
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I don't know you personally Joe Pryor however I am very proud of your commitment to your well-being and health. BRAVO!

Apr 05, 2017 08:56 AM #9
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Joe Pryor You are an inspiration. I am so glad I had my workout this morning.

Apr 05, 2017 10:13 AM #10
Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert

Joe, You are inspiration to all of us with your dedication and accomplishments for being healthy. 

Apr 05, 2017 03:04 PM #11
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Joe, you make me feel guilty not walking today. My excuse was it rained all day. Yet, I do have a treadmill. 

Apr 06, 2017 08:28 PM #12
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm very impressed, Joe.  I need to up my game after reading about your efforts.

Apr 07, 2017 04:12 AM #13
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Enjoy your trip to Florida. We will watch for some pictures.

Apr 07, 2017 06:57 AM #14
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Oh my gosh, Joe! That income and profit achievement truly does pale in comparison to feeling younger and proactively fighting and defying age!  But, many congratulations on both - what amazing accomplishments, Joe!

Apr 09, 2017 03:48 PM #15
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