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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Randy Frazee & Gary DeSalvo

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “I am the target audience for this book. I am over 50 and have a strong desire to make simple choices today for a healthier, happier way of life. I have read the book, but I will be keeping it by my side as a go-to reference to keep me on track to be the best me I can be.” Randy Frazee Lead Pastor, Westside Family Church Lenexa, Kansas and author of Real Simplicity: Making Room for Life “If you are over 50 and are longing to become healthy and stay fit, then this book is for you. Walter Larimore and Phillip Bishop…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Juli Slattery & Scott Bolinder

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “What a wonderful resource! It’s well-rounded in perspective and grounded in research. Fit over 50 is an informative read that you will want to keep on your bookshelf for reference long after you’ve read it. Buy a copy for yourself and one for your friends. They will thank you!”Juli Slattery, PsyD President and Cofounder of Authentic Intimacy “Walt Larimore is one of those unique physicians who somehow manages to blend both great scientific and technical know-how with incredible empathy and a winsome bedside manner. Who doesn’t yearn for that when visiting their doctor? Add to that his theological depth of reflection and concern…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Doug Pratt & Jim Collier, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “I am drawn to a doctor who cares about me person, not just as a physical body that needs to be repaired. As one who has passed the 50-mile marker in life and has many questions about how to make the most of the rest of my days, I was personally blessed to read this book. It gave me much practical information and wisdom. And I was also blessed by the holistic perspective of the authors, as they are sensitive not just to my medical needs, but my emotional and spiritual ones as well.” Pastor Doug Pratt Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Bonita…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Buz McNutt & Reg Finger, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “As a man over 65, I am working harder and harder to steward this vessel the Lord has given me. As a theologian over 65, I will always keep this book within arm’s reach. Walt Larimore and Phil Bishop have given us an invaluable guide for making happier and healthier choices that will be cherished by our family until we exchange this perishable body for a glorified one.”Buz McNutt, PhD Senior Pastor, First Baptist Boynton Boynton Beach, Florida “Fit over 50 contains an incredible array of sound health advice on a wide range of topics relevant to our everyday lives. The Scripture references…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Bryan Myers & Marc Chetta, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “I found that once I turned 50, maintaining my physical health became more of a challenge than it had ever been before. This book is filled with helpful tips and practical principles that are easy to understand and simple (although not necessarily easy) to implement. I’ve already decided to make some adjustments in my thinking, as well as behavior, because of reading this book. It’s a must-read for anyone over 50 who would like to enjoy better health.”Bryan Myers, MMin Senior Pastor, Academy Christian Church Colorado Springs, Colorado “It is not often that you can find a book that embodies trustworthy, evidence-based, best-practice…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Adrian Blackwell, MD & Chuck Schoephoerster, MPH, PA-C

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “As a physician with 10 years’ experience, I was impressed and can honestly say I learned a few things reading Fit over 50. It even had me thinking about my own health. If just half of my patients followed a handful of these tips, I’d have to look for another job!”Adrian Blackwell, MD American Board of Emergency Medicine “Fit over 50 is a thorough yet easy-to-understand guide for those who are traversing the later years of their lives. Walt Larimore and Phillip Bishop have boiled down the pertinent studies into easily digestible nuggets of food for thought. This book should help many put…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Dale Michaels, MD & Dilip Joseph, MD, MPH

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The endorsements for my newest book are still pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available Tuesday, August 6. You can order it now, here. ORDER HERE “The information in this book is practical, pertinent, and professional. It’s my privilege to recommend Fit over 50 as a great place to help us on our journey to fitness as we age.”Dale E. Michels, MD, FAAFP Chief Medical Officer, SERPA-ACO “Having given much credence to public health education, primary health care, and evolving societal health trends over the past few decades, I find Fit over 50 to be of utmost value! In a time where health information is at everyone’s fingertips, there is a great need for wisdom in making right health choices. It’s my sincere belief that readers will find this…
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An Independence Day Remembrance of My Father – A True Hero

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Today many of us will gather with family and friends for barbecues and picnics to celebrate our country's 241st Independence Day. But, at some point between the hot dogs, hamburgers, and the firecrackers, I hope each of us will take time to reflect on what Independence Day is really about – remembering the sacrifices of our American soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, and guardsman who have given their service (and some their lives) to protect the freedoms so many of us take for granted.  (more…)
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Dave Erickson & John Mulder, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are still pouring in. "Fit over 50" was available Tuesday, August 6. You can order it now, here. ORDER HERE “Decline seems to be the only constant now that I’m beyond 60. If left to itself, life diminishes. This book is a grand call to life stewardship. Balanced perspectives from theology and physiology combine to make Fit over 50 a must-read. It shapes new and reachable practices for those intending to find the fullness of life.” Dave Erickson, MA, MM Teaching Pastor, Academy Christian Church Colorado Springs, Colorado “The world needs Fit over 50! It rises above the quagmire of fitness, diet, and self-help books, delivering a thoughtful and accurate description of the most cogent factors that contribute to positive health outcomes. It offers…
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Monthly Family Update – July 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: COMING AUGUST 6: “Fit over 50”Today’s Christian Living“Ask Dr. Walt” columnGrace PrescriptionsConference in TulsaLast Month’s EventsNext Month’s EventsPast Issues 1) COMING AUGUST 6 – “Fit over 50” My next book, “Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You,” is scheduled for release on August 6. You can learn more about the book and pre-order it here. Feel free to share this information with family and friends. PREORDER HERE 2) Today’s Christian Living “Ask Dr. Walt” column I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Livingmagazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here are the Q&A’s from the July 2019 issue that I forgot to post in last month’s newsletter. You can click on any you’re interested in…
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Robert Ridley, MD & Steve Foley, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are still pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available Tuesday, August 6. You can order it now, here. ORDER HERE “This book is packed with well-researched, documented, and timely information for men and women looking for truthful answers to their wholistic (mind, body, and soul) questions.”Robert L. Ridley, MD 50+ years as a family physician “With all the disagreement on medical care available, it’s great to have a reliable place to go for answers. I highly recommend this book.”Steve Foley MD, FACOG Prowers Medical Center
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“Fit over 50” Endorsements — Stan Wallace, DMin & Michael Bishop, MD

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The endorsements for my newest book are pouring in. "Fit over 50" will be available on Tuesday, August 6. You can preorder it now, here. ORDER HERE “Larimore and Bishop have produced an extremely practical guide to aging well in all aspects of life: physical, mental, social, and spiritual. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to live well and live long.”Stan W. Wallace, DMin President & CEO, Global Scholars “As a Christian physician, I read this book carefully and critically. It’s excellent for anyone who is interested in being healthy both physically and spiritually. This book should be read carefully, and its tenets applied to your life.”Michael D. Bishop, MD CEO, Unity Physician Group, PC
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Monthly Family Update – June 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Walk for Life“Fit over 50”New Publishing ContractLast Month’s EventsNext Month’s EventsPast Issues 1) Walk for Life On Saturday, June 1, Barb and I will be “Walking for Life” for Life Network here in Colorado Springs. If you’d like to support our walk of this amazing life-affirming ministry, and every single dollar makes a difference, click here and scroll down to “Online Donation.” Thanks for considering supporting our Walk for Life. 2) Publishing Update – “Fit over 50” My next book, “Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You,” is scheduled for release on August 6. You can learn more about the book and pre-order it here. Feel free to share this information with family and friends. You can pre-order the book here 3) New Publishing…
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Bryson City Tales Begin Next Week

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Of the 32 books I've had the joy of writing, my favorite, and still, the best selling of them all is Bryson City Tales. You can read more about it below, but I wanted to let you know that I'll be publishing some of my favorite parts of the book each Friday starting next week, on April 1 (no fooling!). I hope that you'll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me and that if you do, you'll be sure to invite your friends to join us each week. (more…)
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A Memorial Day Remembrance to My Dad and My Hero: Major Philip B. Larimore, Jr.

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Today many of us will gather with family and friends for barbecues and picnics to celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff to summer. But, at some point between the hot dogs, hamburgers, and volleyball, I hope each of us will take time to reflect on what Memorial Day is really about – remembering the American soldiers who have lost their lives in battle to protect the freedoms so many of us take for granted. (more…)
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Monday Memo – A Remembrance of Patriots on Memorial Day

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Today marks Memorial Day, a national observance first known as Decoration Day. The first Memorial Day was observed on May 30, 1868. Flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.  Initially meant as a time to remember those who fell during the bloody battles of our brutal Civil War, the holiday's significance has been extended to honor all those who paid the ultimate price for our nation. As they have done every year since 1948, soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment will place flags at more than 260,000 gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery. They will remain at Arlington National Cemetery throughout the holiday weekend making sure that the flags remain upright. Gary Bauer's comment on Memorial Day is, to me, particularly poignant, and…
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Bryson City Seasons — Distant Thunder

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This blog is from the forty-fifth and final chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. That night, after the Hartmans had turned in for the evening, I walked out back to sit on the bench behind our home. A full moon lit up Deep Creek Valley all the way to the dis- tant ridge lines, over fifteen miles away, which separated North Carolina and Tennessee. As I sat there, just reflecting and contemplating, my mind thought back over my time in Bryson City. Barb and I had arrived as strangers—more unwelcome and unwanted by…
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Bryson City Seasons — The Summons (Part 2)

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This blog is from the forty-fourth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. THE SUMMONS (PART 2) Also, I’m delighted to say, Barb left town before Pete Lawson’s coverage of the Fireman’s Day in the weekly Smoky Mountain Times, which came out on Thursdays. His coverage of the day was excellent, with one glaring and conspicuous flaw—his poor choice to place a picture of one Miss Waltina Larina Bustmoore in the paper! I knew I could not put this awful “triumph” into my past—at least not yet. But I did have the consolation of knowing that…
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