A diet that involves healthy eating prevents and even reverses chronic, long-term illnesses and leads to sustained weight loss – a whole food, plant-based diet.
Martin stresses that being outdoors is good for our immune systems and mood, and hiking provides a vigorous workout, complete with endurance and high-intensity intervals. And, super-important for people later in life, it improves balance.
We eat too much added sugar in our diets– often without even realizing it, and often from processed foods. Sugar adds to a range of health issues common later in life, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer and stroke.
Being in good physical shape – with strength, endurance and flexibility – helps us remain independent and enjoy living as we please.
Keeping a positive mindset is vital to overall wellbeing, even in tough times -- maybe especially in tough times.
‘You Can’t Afford to Take Two Months Off’. Dan spoke recently with us and a group of fitness professionals from around the country. Here are some thoughts he shared about how fitness for “older” people is shaping up during and after Covid-19.
Walking is a terrific, popular form of relaxation and exercise, of course. But what if you could jazz it up with a couple of poles?
Fitness is so important after 50, especially now when we’ve all been spending more time at home. That’s why we’ve been doing everything we can to help you stay physically active during this time.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss
Helen Harris, 74, has no computer and hates her smartphone, using it as little as possible. But she refuses to let her dislike of technology prevent her from staying in shape via online training sessions.