You probably already know that exercise helps you stay strong, healthy, and independent as you get older. But it also helps when life throws you a curve in the form of, say, an injury or medical treatment common to older people Or even Covid-19. Take it from Andrew Cuomo, 64. He contracted the coronavirus while […]
Don’t just take it from me, Amy Lang is a friend, fellow functional aging specialist, and peer in the industry. Here’s what she has to say, sound familiar? What’s the No. 1 secret to healthy living after 50? It’s not a pill, powder, diet, or anything you can buy. It’s consistency – nurturing healthy habits […]
Are you a “Golden Girl” or a showgirl? This meme of Rue McClanahan and Jennifer Lopez went viral, comparing the “Golden Girls” actress in 1985 to the unstoppable superstar during her Super Bowl halftime show this year. You get the sense it’s supposed to be a dig at the more matronly, old-fashioned image. But its […]
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?