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Alexandra Williams
Works at Fun and Fit
Attended University of California Santa Barbara
Lives in Santa Barbara
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Improve your health, make the world healthier, and win prizes! +Rancho La Puerta 
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What do YOU do to stay healthy and happy during times of stress? Please share your suggestions. 
Over the past year, and especially the last few weeks, my family’s happiness (and mine) have been on my mind. A lot. Without dwelling on unhappiness and un-health, I’ve now made some changes that were imperative to our health and happiness. You need both to have a quality life.
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I am a newish photographer, and I 100% welcome suggestions on how I can improve my skills. These are a few I took recently in L.A. Looking forward to the #TreyUSA  photo walk. 
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Are  you curious about the fitness and exercise trends for the over-50 crowd? #Fitness   #exercise   #Boomers  
Are you over 50 or one day hope to be? Then the following exercise quotes and key points from the IDEA World Health and Fitness Convention are for you. If you're smart… and lucky!
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How strong is your lower body? Take this 30 second test and find out. #strengthtraining   #Health   #fitness   #Exercise   #boomers  
Wonder whether your lower body is functionally strong? Find out with this easy and quick Sit to Stand Test that takes just 30 seconds.
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Laugh and tear your hair out at the same time.
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I received the Won Way to Go award from ViewBug for this photo of a shopping cart in jail. :)
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How do YOU define Active Aging? And what small choices do you make daily?
I was asked what active aging means a few days ago. It was a great question, though it took me by surprise, as I had made the erroneous assumption that everyone knew what I meant. Assuming didn’t work out, so I’ll share my definition. Active Aging: Making frequent ...
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Seated #Abs   #workout  videos, and #Travel  pictures from Tecate, Mexico. 
While teaching for a week at Rancho la Puerta Spa in Tecate, Mexico I managed to find a few spots that had wifi so I could share some abdominal moves on video. Then I got carried away and thought you'd love to see some photos from Mexico too.
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What's your favorite summer snack when on a road trip or at a convention? #ad  +bluediamondalmondsuk 
How do you pack adventure into your summer suitcase? Road trip time! Season your summer with flavor, action, adventure, animals, and almonds.
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It's easier to go from stuck to start with your #Fitness  goals than you might think. 
Today is a great day to kiss frustration, inertia, and negative self-talk good-bye and say hello to restarting more active habits. Forget fitness trends, celebrity endorsements, or what you used to do when you were younger.
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Fitness Professional, Radio Host, Writer, Public Speaker, Emcee, Editor, Social Media
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  • Fun and Fit
    Fitness Expert, present
  • IDEA Health & Fitness Assoc.
    Writer/Editor, present
  • Fun and Fit
    Fitness Professional, Radio Host, Writer, Public Speaker, present
  • Spectrum Health Clubs
    present
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Santa Barbara
Previously
Hermosa Beach - Berlin, Germany - San Diego, CA - Boulder, CO - Lake Oswego, OR - Rochester, MN
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Santa Barbara, CA
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Healthy Aging for Active Boomers
Introduction
Alexandra Williams, MA
Co-owner of Fun and Fit

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I have been teaching, mentoring, presenting, emceeing, editing and writing about fitness for over 25 years. Currently on staff in the Dept. of Exercise Studies at UCSB, I am a contributing editor and writer for IDEA International Health and Fitness Association and frequent guest blogger for numerous online health sites. I co-host the international online radio show, "Fun and Fit"  with my twin sister Kymberly. We also have a blog, Fun and Fit. I am also a former judge for international aerobic championships. My advanced degree in counseling has helped me succeed as a speaker and presenter at professional conventions both in the US and Europe, and as a master teacher for university students and new group exercise leaders. I love people, fitness and a microphone--a winning combination! 
Bragging rights
There's a rumor out that I'm witty. I started that rumor. My two teens would like to end it.
Education
  • University of California Santa Barbara
    Medieval Studies
  • University of Northern Colorado
    Counseling
  • El Camino College
  • Mira Costa High
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