Ep 113 Just Move w/ James P. Owen

James P. OwenIn this episode of the Live Fit Podcast, Glenn speaks with an unlikely person on the subject of fitness. However, after a successful 35-year Wall Street career, James P. Owen found new purpose in being an author, inspirational speaker, and social entrepreneur.
He began is post Wall Street career by writing a book called Cowboy Ethicsa best-seller with more than 150,000 copies in circulation, and two follow-up volumes, Cowboy Values and The Try, put a spotlight on the importance of shared values and personal character in our society. Jim’s books and speeches also launched a grassroots movement that has reached thousands of business people, educators, students, and parents around the country.  Along the way, Jim established a nonprofit foundation, the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership, to help support and amplify those ongoing programs.
Now Jim has expanded his focus, becoming a passionate evangelist for fitness as a way of life. In his speaking engagements, he reminds audiences that being in shape helps older adults stay mobile, active, and independent, enabling a quality of life no amount of money can buy.
Fitness could also play an important role in combating serious chronic diseases and controlling health care costs as our nation’s over-50 population balloons.
Jim shares this message in his newest book, Just Move: A New Approach to Fitness After 50 (National Geographic, September 2017), a realistic fitness guide that puts the reader in charge as it inspires, empowers and informs without overwhelming, providing a flexible, step-by-step program readers can tailor to their own specific needs.

 

In This Episode You’ll Learn

  • What age you should stop exercising
  • What type of exercise you should do
  • How to get started improving your fitness
  • How to increase your energy, vitality, and happiness
  • About Jim’s latest book title “Just Move!”

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