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283: Jim Klopman: The Challenge of Balance

283: Jim Klopman: The Challenge of Balance

On this episode of the Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast, Jim Klopman joins me to talk about the integral role of balance for health and longevity. Jim is a lifelong innovator who has always been one of those people who thinks differently. He believes balance training has sharpened his ability to make new neural connections and see the possibilities and pathways that others miss. In this episode, we discuss: -The statistics of the death and injury caused by poor balance -Four ways modern life impairs our balance -The link between balance and athletic performance -Balance training for concussion patients -And so much more!   Jim believes that balance is a fundamental component of longevity; however its decline can easily be overlooked by most people. Jim has found that, “Balance is this kind of hidden system that we don’t know has gotten worse. When it gets worse, we don’t recognize it but we do see fall off in the performance of our sports.”   Jim notes, “We have more fitness, we have