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“Good Morning, Vietnam!” Many of a certain age remember this phrase from Robin Williams’ 1987 war-comedy film, which depicted life in Saigon during 1965.

Things have definitely changed since the end of the war in Vietnam in 1975. While still undeveloped in many ways, Vietnam is now in the midst of dramatic change, especially in the large cities. 


Eighteen months ago, I decided I needed to take drastic measures to regain the fitness I knew as a younger man. I’d reached my mid-60s, and the slings and arrows of life and career had added many pounds.

I began to go to a trainer twice a week and quickly learned more about the muscles and balance I had neglected. Maintaining strength and balance is vital as we age. It helps prevent falls and allows us to enjoy life fully.


Jumping onto the scale will tell you how much you weight, but nothing more. Knowing where you fall on the body mass index (BMI), however, can serve as an excellent reference point for determining a healthy weight for one's height.

How do I calculate my BMI?