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  1. ‘Be the Source for Better Health’

    It’s no secret that some racial minorities have higher rates of heart disease, certain types of cancer, and other health problems that can increase after age 50 or so. Minority communities are often under-represented in the fitness, health, and medical fields. Cultural barriers present extra challenges to access and treatment. The US Department of Health […]

  2. Eye of the Tiger: Keep Your Drive at Any Age

    Studies show that having a purpose is key to overall optimal aging and success in fitness at any age. You won’t doubt that again once you meet 80-year-old track-and-field champion Howard Booth. It’s Howard’s commitment that keeps him going in life and sports. “So much of it is the psychology,” says Howard, a retired professor. “I know […]

  3. Tips to Eat Better at Restaurants

    Our friend James misses the pandemic lockdown. “That’s when I lost so much weight and got super-lean,” he says wistfully. “It’s too hard to eat right when I can go to restaurants and have huge servings. Too much temptation!” Forced eating at home might’ve made it easier for James, 60, to restrict his calories. Restaurants […]

  4. Gaining Plank-spiration from a 58-year-old World Record Holder

    DonnaJean Wilde, a 58-year-old retired educator, made headlines recently when she set a world record for abdominal planking by a woman. She received official recognition from the Guinness World Record folks for holding a plank for 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 11 seconds in Magrath, a town in Alberta, Canada. That was 10 minutes longer […]

  5. A Positive Outlook and Other Longevity Hacks

    A positive attitude is good for you and even increases the likelihood of living longer. It might be because upbeat people are likelier to be active more than Debbie Downers – that the brain-body connection is indeed real. However, one group of researchers reported that “older individuals with more positive self-perceptions of aging… lived 7.5 […]

  6. Want Longevity? ‘Keep Moving’

    Do you want to live to be 100? More people are reaching that mark nowadays than ever, and the trend will skyrocket in the coming decades.  The topic of longevity is having a moment near approaching a cultural obsession. What can we do to live NOT JUST LONGER but also BETTER? What role does exercise […]

  7. Success Story: Blasting Stereotypes

    In the world of older women taking control of their health, Vera is a myth-busting superstar. She works out several times weekly with weights, machines, and cardio to stay strong and flexible in retirement. She’s remarkable for doing what should be less remarkable in our society: Exercising regularly to improve her health and quality of life. Vera started […]

  8. Stressed Out? Fight Back with Exercise

    Stress is a killer, but we’re not helpless against it. Regular physical exercise is one of our top defenses, no matter what age we are. In our 20s and 30s, stress might be mostly related to finding a job, partner, or raising kids. But after 50 or so, we still have those concerns, plus maybe […]

  9. Keep Your Back Strong against Pain

    Up to 80% of adults in Western countries have back pain at some point. It’s chronic for some and can be debilitating. It can be hard to figure out why it’s happening or how to feel better. And everybody wants a magic pill. But we know there’s a better way: movement.  A fitness program that […]

  10. Forget the Scams: Keep It Simple

    Hey, have you heard about the new miracle fat-loss product? It’s a special tea. Or a lollipop. Or a rubber vest you zip tight around your abdomen. Or… or… or… We’ve all seen countless “too good to be true” products promising help with losing weight, melting fat, and boosting metabolism. It’s easy to chuckle at […]

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