Dr. Larry McConnell is a retired psychologist who received his doctoral degree in counselling psychology from McGill University. He worked in the health and social services fields for over twenty-five years, first as a health psychologist and later as the CEO for two large not-for-profit organizations in Ontario and Alberta, Canada. He belonged to a number of professional organizations across Canada and is listed in Ontario's Who's Who (1996). During his long career, he has made frequent guest appearances on TV and radio as a psychologist, administrator and author. He is a dynamic public speaker who easily captures the attention of audiences with his edgy humour and captivating material. Dr. McConnell's other book for seniors, A PRIMER FOR OLD GUYS: Eat Smart, Exercise, Be Happy, is a practical guide that sets out a comprehensive strategy for getting the most out of your senior years. He offers a lifestyle option that is flexible, fun and bound to maximize your lifespan. There are no gimmicks. No quick fixes. Just well-researched, practical strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He is also the author of the award winning book, CARDIAC CHAMPS: A Survivor's Guide. This book is a popular read with people who are struggling with heart disease. It is a self-help book that teaches people with heart disease, particularly heart attack survivors, how to live a healthy, vigorous, happy life while effectively managing the emotional turmoil that so often accompanies heart disease. The author survived two heart attacks and cardiac arrest thirty years ago. Dr. McConnell has written extensively over the years on such varied topics as healthy lifestyles, stress, counselling, child welfare, and cardiac care. These writings have appeared in numerous professional journals and periodicals including the Journal of Marriage and Family Counselling, The Canadian Counsellor and The Family Coordinator. His book, Cardiac Champs, was an award winning finalist in the USA Book News "Best Books 2010" Awards. He also has had short stories selected for the longlist of the Vanderbilt-Exile Short Fiction Competition April 2012 & 2014. Dr. McConnell, who has been following The Seniors' Workout for over ten years, lives in Calgary with Sharon Mulroney, his partner for the last forty-six years. They are the parents of two adult sons.