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The Flipping 50 Show

Let's start Flipping 50 with the energy and the vitality you want for this second half! I solve your biggest challenges and answer questions about how to move, what to eat, and when, along with the small lifestyle changes that can make the most difference in the least amount of time. Join me and my expert guests for safe, sane, simple solutions for your second (and better) half!

May 2, 2023

Got a bucket list? Today’s guest went up Mt Kilimanjaro, for the second time in January, having had 3 joint replacements at 70. 

I feel like I should just stop talking at this point and get you right to the show, so it’s exactly what I’m going to do. 

Just this first… 

Watch Irv's Mt Kilimanjaro Adventure:

My Guest: 

Dr. Irv Rubenstein, exercise physiologist and personal trainer (NSCA-CSCS, CPT, Certified with Distinction; ACSM-EP; FAI-Functional Aging Specialist), is president of STEPS Fitness, Nashville’s first personal training center. He has been an educator for fitness professionals with Exercise ETC; a contributor to online articles on fitness myths, functional training, and proper exercise technique; and has also contributed to books and articles for and about personal training. He was a founding member of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (now Renewed Support) and served on its Executive and Education Committees. Dr. Irv has presented nationally and regionally on exercise and anorexia, arthritis and exercise, exercise and weight management, and several other exercise-related topics. He currently is an advisory board member for the MFN, has provided webinars for the MFEF, and is co-author of its Orthopedic Fitness Specialist course.

Questions We Answer in this Episode: 


How did you train?

How did it go?

Problems, pitfalls, challenges?

Recommendations for others considering a challenge of this sort?

How did it change you? 

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