3 Questions: How an Artist Stays in Fit Form

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  1. 3 Questions: How an Artist Stays in Fit Form

    Karen Adams, 63, is an art teacher who works hard to stay in good shape. How and why does she do it? Q: What’s unusual but helpful about your workouts? A: “I have predictable inconsistencies in my workout schedule. For 4 or 5 weeks, I will work out with my trainer twice weekly, do the […]

  2. 11 Tips to Stay More Active Every Day

    It’s easy to move more throughout the day when you know how to spot the opportunities. Every little bit adds up! Here are some of the simplest ways to do it. Steps like these are easy to see when we think a bit creatively. Have fun. And move, move, move – it feels so good. […]

  3. Why He Switched from Running to Strength Training

    Back in graduate school more than 30 years ago, Rami Odeh worked on an early study to learn if people over 80 could see any benefits from weight training. Back then, conventional wisdom said it was hopeless. But the study found the opposite. “We had 90-year-olds doubling their strength,” Rami, now 60 and a fitness […]

  4. 15 Reasons You MUST Lift Weights After 50

    After age 50 or so, many people start to gain weight, develop high blood pressure, and become frailer and weaker by the day. Plus, we have universal fears that getting older means we’ll be likely to fall and develop dementia, losing our independence in life. But what if we told you about a miracle drug […]

  5. Packing For Exercise While On Vacation

    Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this: You go on a vacation or business trip, and there’s so much to do in so little time that your exercise routine falls through the cracks. Between the sightseeing and the visiting and maybe the client meetings, you just “don’t have time” to exercise. Then you return home and find it difficult to get back on track.

  6. Answers to Your Fitness Questions

    Sometimes we like to share answers to questions we get asked the most. Here are a few of them. Enjoy! Q. Are there any real health benefits to it? A. It’s hard for us to believe, but we hear this question often, so it must be true that many people don’t know about this. The […]

  7. Build the Mindset for Fitness Success

    One of the great things about getting older is this: By now, you’ve learned how important it is to have the right mindset to build a new habit or work toward a goal. Right? You’ve done this countless times throughout life, whether at work, with your family, or pursuing hobbies. You know that: So, here […]

  8. Posture Plays Important Health Role Later in Life

    “Stand up straight!” “Stop slouching!” We all used to hear that as children, right? It’s even more important now, later in life. Parents might tell their kids to correct their posture to instill pride and project confidence. But good posture is about a lot more at this stage of life. As we age, our bodies […]

  9. How To Show Your Hip Flexors Some Love

    Back pain is a problem for countless active adults. Did you know a frequent culprit is tight hip flexors? These muscles are crucial in just about all movement, from standing and squatting to walking and running. They start at the front top of your thighs and flex the hip to raise the knees toward the […]

  10. 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 […]

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