‘More than physical health’: Gym helps 91-year-old battle isolation

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MONROVIA, Calif. – Most mornings, like clockwork, you could find Art Ballard pumping iron.At least five days a week, he drove to Foothill Gym, where he beat on the punching bag, rode a stationary bike and worked his abs. After he joined the gym five years ago, he dropped 20 pounds, improved his balance and made friends.At 91, he’s still spry and doesn’t take any medication other than an occasional Tylenol for aches and pains.“Doctors love me,” he said. […]  » Read More

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