She’s Fighting to Lose the Pandemic Weight – and Loving It

Mary Frances Benton, 59, knows it will take some time to lose 40 pounds. But she’s already down 15 since February, so her spirit is strong. She’s also done this before. About 10 years ago, Mary Frances noticed that she … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

He’s a Running Source of Inspiration for Anyone

Everyone has a bucket list, and for some people, “running a marathon” is on it. If it sounds impossible later in life, Brent Weigner is living proof that it’s not. And even if you don’t want to run to the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to ‘Roar’ into the Second Half of Your Life

  In the second half of life, we’re often told to slow down and lower our expectations. After all, as the thinking goes, we can’t do what we use to do, so why try to be happy, productive or fulfilled? … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Look Forward and Keep Moving

Can you look back on your life and see a moment when everything changed for you? When you suddenly had to decide which way to go, what to do… or even whether to proceed? A lot of us can, of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Jumpstart Your Productivity in September

  It’s amazing how the yearly routine of going back to school can become so deeply ingrained in the brain. We get used to it as children, then do it all again as we raise our own children. My children … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: Don’t Call Her ‘Sweetie’

  Barb DeAngelis, 76, sees the stereotypes against older people exercising to stay strong, and she shatters them every chance she gets. Not only does Barb love lifting weights and setting records, but she sees herself as a quality-of-life ambassador … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Still Running at 83: Our Health Is Our Responsibility

Vince Obsitnik is an 83-year-old marathoner who didn’t let heart surgery keep him from running. And Vince, a former US Ambassador to his native Slovenia, has a message: You are the ultimate arbiter of your personal health. “It’s a mental … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Dance, Martial Arts and More: The Healing Power of Movement

We love sharing stories about people over 50 who find a new lease on life through exercise. And this one is special because the miracles of movement came as a surprise. Susan Palmer (pictured, in the white shirt) wasn’t looking … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Everyone Can Pick up Exercise Tips from Olympic Competitors

People all over the world tuned into the recent Summer Olympics in Tokyo to be amazed by the world’s best athletes — and to be inspired by them. We mere mortals of any age can pick up tips, apply them … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Determination Doesn’t Fade with Age

Madonna Hanna does not know how to stop. She overcame institutionalized racism as a child in Boston’s schools in the 1960s. She bounced back from a near-fatal car crash as an adult. And she persevered after an injury that could … [CLICK TO READ MORE]