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RH 029 Benefits of Exercise and Bell’s Oberon

Show Notes

Retirement Segment

  • If you stop exercising, it is very difficult to work yourself back to where you were.
  • The benefits of exercise include lowering stress levels, better health, longer life, weight control, lower risk of heart disease and diabetes and lower risk of mental decline.
  • Bill enjoys mountain biking and hiking which he says is a great way to lower life’s frustrations.
  • Regardless of age, you can regain muscle mass which is critical to maintain mobility and being able to perform the basics.
  • Roy enjoys running as does Ted. It’s a form of meditation.
  • Bill spends summers in Ohio and Michigan. His recreational options are limited.
  • One challenge of exercising as we age is that there’s always something bothering us physically.
  • The reality is that a day will come when we’ll have to modify our exercise routine. The key is to keep moving.
  • According to our retirement survey, 30% are exercising.
  • It takes only 150 minutes a week to get the benefits of exercising.
  • Be sure to take some time off to rest and recover.

Beer Segment

The beer segment begins at 10:30.

benefits of exercise

  • Bill is an accomplished home brewer.
  • He started with a home brewing kit which is the way everyone starts.
  • Bill talks in depth about brewing.
  • It took him years to reach brew a beer that made him feel that he had taken home brewing to another level (he used Sierra Nevada’s recipe for their Celebration Ale).
  • Bill entered a Scottish Ale in the Ohio state fair and won! He overcame many problems in the brewing process and almost decided against entering it.
  • Bill’s beer choice is Bell’s Oberon which is an American wheat ale which is brought out in the summer.
  • ABV is 5.8%, IBUs 26 with a 6 month shelf life.
  • Bell’s ferments Oberon with their signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouth feel, making it a classic summer beer.

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