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  1. Experts Rank Mediterranean Diet as the Best

    For the sixth year, the Mediterranean diet has been ranked as the best for health and well-being, according to U.S. News & World Report. Concerns about healthy aging came into play this time, the magazine said – including bone and joint health and increasing quality of life. The phrase “Mediterranean diet” has been around for […]

  2. Fitness Over 50 Is Hot — Again!

      You might not realize it, but if you’re getting fit or staying fit after 50, you are riding the wave of one of the hottest trends in fitness around the world. TWO trends, actually, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), which has released its 17th annual survey on the hot topics in […]

  3. Healthy Recipe, Scallops with Spicy Beans

    You don’t need a culinary diploma to achieve beautifully seared, restaurant-quality sea scallops on your own stovetop. A good, heavy skillet (not nonstick), a watchful eye, and a few simple tricks are really all you need to pull off this impressive-seeming feat. And these days, the individually flash-frozen scallops available in your supermarket freezer case […]

  4. A Daughter’s Love Worked for Mom

    Sometimes when we’re stuck, it takes a loved one’s guidance to help us take the first step toward reaching a goal. It can be that way with fitness over 50, whether the loved one is a spouse, friend – or even an adult child. Fitness has a way of bringing people closer together. Take Sandy […]

  5. How Exercise Keeps Us Moving Right

    Moving with stability and control can become more challenging as we age. If you’ve noticed this, it might be time to start exercising to increase your mobility. For example, can you squat down and then get back up? Do your joints ache, like your wrists, hips, and knees? With poor mobility, we can lose the […]

  6. Start by Taking One Step at a Time

    We all know that most New Year’s Resolutions fail. But do you know why? Here’s one possible explanation. Most people set a massive goal for their resolution, and when they start trying to make that goal come true, they get frustrated by its overwhelming nature. Does this sound familiar? Did you ever resolve to, say… […]

  7. Stay Fit to Enjoy Your Grandkids All Year Round

    Why be fit after 50? For millions of people worldwide, their No. 1 reason is their grandchildren. Being an active grandparent requires physical ability – strength, endurance, and flexibility – that you can build in a gym or fitness studio. When the grandchild is an infant, you want to get down on the floor and […]

  8. Study Links Junk Food to Brain Decline

    Packaged, ultra-processed foods are convenient and tasty. They’re handy around the house for the grandkids or snacking. But they’re not good for us – not our bodies or brains. We’re talking hot dogs, burgers, sausages, cookies, cakes, doughnuts, and the like. You already know they contribute to obesity and other negative physical effects. Now a […]

  9. She Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

    She Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising A motto can be effective for anyone trying to get in shape. Angela Staab uses one you’ve heard of before or seen on T-shirts. But she also has come up with her bit of advice and encouragement: “You can’t be a slug.” Now almost 80, she […]

  10. 10 Ways to Move More Every Day

    You can still get plenty of intentional movement even when you can’t work out. Heck, it’s even more important on those days. If you think about how you can move more, even in little doses, throughout a typical day, it all adds up before you even realize it. Exercise is still important, but don’t overlook simply […]

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