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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. 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 […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. Female Pioneers of Fitness Paved the Way

    March is Women’s History Month in the U.S., a great time to remember that fitness, as we know it, didn’t always exist.  For earlier generations, gyms weren’t common, very few people lifted weights, and hardly anyone exercised for health or fun. Women, especially, were discouraged from exercising. It wasn’t just men like Jack LaLanne and Arnold Schwarzenegger […]


  6. HIIT Happens to Be Excellent for Active Adults

    Have you heard about High-Intensity Interval Training and wondered what HIIT’s all about? Or noticed joggers or walkers sporadically speeding up for short bouts? HIIT is a great way to make the most of aerobic exercise, and although it has media buzz, it’s not just a trend. It’s also not just for “the young and […]


  7. You’re Never Too Old to Benefit from Strength Training

    Here’s a gift from the world of science to anyone thinking about whether exercise and aging go together. If you’re afraid to try strength training, or if you think you’re too old, too banged up, or too fragile… well, think again. A new study found that people in their 60s, 70s, and beyond can start […]


  8.  10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

    The holidays can be a “good news, bad news” situation for some people. The good news: We get time off from work, we get to see families and friends, and we get to eat our favorite foods. The bad news: Disrupted schedules, busy calendars, and extra calories can throw us off our healthy tracks. It doesn’t have to […]


  9. Exercise Helps Prevent, Treat Diabetes

    Fifteen years ago, Alan Rosenthal was a fit 60-year-old who had just returned from a bicycle trip through France. Then, a blood test revealed type 2 diabetes. His doctor gave him a three-day diet, exercise, and self-care course. The doctor also recommended a local trainer. And even though Alan knew his way around a gym, he adopted […]


  10. Exercise Is Your Friend Against Arthritis

    Arthritis, with its joint pain and stiffness, affects over 350 million people globally and is a leading cause of disability. Yet, there’s a myth that exercise could make it worse. Let’s bust that myth right away! Exercise is actually your ally in managing arthritis. As the Mayo Clinic emphatically states, “Exercise is crucial for people […]



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