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  • The research is clear: a sedentary lifestyle is now often referred to as “the sitting disease,” and it puts us at greater risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, stroke, bone loss, anxiety and depression, dementia and a host of other chronic conditions.  Masterpiece Living (MPL) created Movement Matters®, a month-long campaign to inspire and challenge […]

  • MPL President, Dr. Roger Landry, presented at Growing Bolder’s recent, “Launchpad to What’s Next LIVE!” We were able to tag along, and caught some behind-the-scenes footage to show the work, dedication and love that goes into putting an event of this magnitude together. Here are a few favorite snippets of our time watching the preparations, […]

  • By: Sarah King Recent research has proven that social connections are just as important as diet and exercise in living long and productive lives. In this study, researchers examined the correlation between social ties and physical well-being of over 14,000 participants in various stages of life. Social connections were measured in terms of size, variety, […]

  • By Dr. David Gobble You began life struggling to move on your own, learning to walk as you established your independence. Walking continues as the foundation for your independence, but as you age, maintaining your normal walking cannot be taken for granted. The old saying, “use it or lose it,” is very true for your […]

  • By: Sarah King  An exergame, or exertion gaming, combines physical activity with actions, challenges, and achievements that are scientifically proven to enhance older adult wellness goals in multiple domains. Exergames rely on movement tracking technology that responds to physical movements by monitoring the reactivity of participants. Popular examples of exergames include Wii Fit sports and Dance-Dance […]