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75-year-old Stephen Jepson is about to repeat a physical feat he did (accomplished) 59 years ago in 1957 when he was 16. In 57 young Jepson swam the largest natural lake in his home state of Iowa. In his mid-60s Stephen became completely paralyzed in the upper right quadrant of his torso. He could not…

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The Ido Portal & Movement Camp in Phuket, Thailand

The Ido Portal & Movement Camp in Phuket, Thailand Hi Everyone, I am on my way to: I will be speaking at The Ido Portal & Movement Camp in Phuket, Thailand, May 2013. The Movement Culture represents a contemporary paradigm shift in physicality, moving us away from main culprits in movement and fitness as well as…

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The Wellness Couch Interview with Stephen Jepson

Hi There! I wanted to share my recent interview with you! To Listen, Please follow the links here: Click Here for Part 1 of 2 or follow link: http://thewellnesscouch.com/100no/100no-93-stephen-jepson-never-leave-the-playground Click Here for Part 2 of 2 or follow link: http://thewellnesscouch.com/100no/100no-94-stephen-jepson-part-2-never-leave-the-playground Please share with a friend! Warmly Stephen Jepson The Wellness Couch is the brainchild of the hosts of Australia’s #1 health…

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All the room is at the top!

Why has Stephen Jepson climbed to the top of this  ladder? Because that is where the room is– silly. Smile. All the room is at the top! I cannot remember a specific occasion when my father said this to me but I do remember the time frame in my life when it occurred. It was…

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The Lean Berets Interview

Fasten your seat belts then rip them off before launching for this energizing show with Stephen Jepson! We hope you enjoy this inspiration show about healthy and ACTIVE aging, experimenting with learning new movements that are brain challenging, improving balance, FOOT FITNESS (and hands), maintaining mobility and functional independence and so much more. See the…

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What can I do to be happier?

Be Happier ! What can I do to be happier? One thing you can do is to constantly be on the lookout for things you enjoy. Be bold when it comes to trying new things – read a book, take a course, study and learn about what you enjoy. I have spent a lot of…

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Stephen at the 20th International Designcamp Kolding Design School in Kolding Denmark November 2013

Author: Stephen JepsonLocation: Kolding Denmark Designcamp Kolding Design SchoolDate: November 2013 Stephen Jepson is here at Billund, Kolding Denmark international headquarters of Lego Toys with a group from the 20th International Designcamp –Kolding Design School where he is a guest teacher and official Play Inspirator for the event. He is having a wonderful time at this…

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Movement Mornings Interview

Movement Mornings Interview: ABOUT STEPHEN JEPSON Stephen Jepson is an award-winning potter and former professor at the University of Central Florida in Orlando who believes the secret to life is to “just keep moving.” He’s committed to researching and documenting his theories for lifetime fitness and is available for speaking engagements. EPISODE SUMMARY In this first episode of Movement Mornings, we’re…

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Magnificent pattern brain neuroplasticity exercises

Some thoughts on a Friday March 4th, 2016. Magnificent pattern Imagine the exquisite landscape in your brain that is your memory of doing something physical that you love. How much of our brain is devoted to the physical moves we have learned from the day we were born until the day many of us left the…

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I have the answer that will solve myriad health problems

My current situation makes me think of Kurt Vonnegut’s tale about an odd little creature that sets down on a beautiful mowed landscape. It arrived from a faraway place in the universe. It is early morning and the slightest  fog is just burning away. Two golfers are leaving a path in the dew that covers…

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Books I Have Read Recently

‘I have two powerful and important books to recommend. First‘Sitting Kills, Moving Heals’ and now her latest ‘Designed to Move’are a fast, engrossing read. These books will save your life andcontribute to a longer, healthier life. Who could ask for anythingmore? Dr. Vernikos is the former director of NASA’s Life Sciencesand pioneering researcher in the…

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Do you want to live longer? Do you want to be healthy throughout your life?

My copy of AARP Bulletin for January and February 2017 arrived a few days ago and in it Elizabeth Blackburn who won the Nobel Prize for her work on aging discusses what can be done to live longer and fend off disease.    In the article she says: “do really interesting activities”‘… This is exactly…

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Balance, Stability, Coordination, Memory, Mood, Creativity and…

I have been studying elements of these various things for the past 40 years. I have made what are for me some novel connections. I have connected the dots in ways I am unable to find anywhere in literature. It is my intent to share these ideas with you over the next few weeks and…

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I recently wrote my first “press release”…

Stephen Jepson in the swim mask in 1950. Just beginning my swimming experiences that would continue for a lifetime. Little fellow on the left is Jack Holmes; a childhood friend and someone I am in contact these days. Friends for 65 years, that’s pretty amazing. I recently wrote my first “press release”. I am looking…

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Swim across Spirit Lake 59 years after his first swim in 1957

Swam a mile yesterday    Saturday May 28, 2016.  The last time I swam a mile was in 2011.  That was the year I swam across the largest natural lake in Iowa for the fifth time.  When I swim Spirit Lake on Friday, July 29, 2016 it will be the sixth time. I will be swimming across…

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Sedentary behavior is death

Sedentary behavior is death. When I was a kid in the 1950s in my hometown Sioux City, Iowa I would walk through downtown putting my hand on top of a parking meter and vault over the meter much as I’m doing here. Here  in my 70s still playing. A sedentary lifestyle is death. We are animals,…

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