Dear Boomers, the first and most important rule of exercise We are taught to carry the heaviest load we can stand The first and most important rule of Baby Boomer exercise. Plan for nothing to go the way you think it will. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.