Don’t Overlook This Classic Gem for Great Workouts

If it seems like everybody wants the newest device or trendy workout, here’s a reminder to try a classic exercise device that delivers on all fronts: the rowing machine. They’re easy to find and easy to use, providing both cardio … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Strength Training to Push What’s Possible

India Bridgette is a professor in the course titled “What’s Possible?” The 61-year-old champion sprinter and former Marine knows it takes discipline to answer that question and to excel at anything. She recently added strength training to that answer, too … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Trouble Sleeping? Exercise Could Be the Solution

Millions of people don’t get enough sleep every night, even if they know how important it is to their physical and mental health. And as we age, some people have extra trouble getting the right amount of rest (which varies … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How the Gym Helped ‘Get My Act Together’ After Cancer

Todd Allen and his wife took a European trip seven years ago. He felt terrible by the time they got home. Blood tests revealed cancer. Stage 4. Bone marrow. Todd went through 18 months of chemotherapy and had knee surgery … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Exercise Keeps Us Moving Right

Moving with stability and control can become more challenging as we age. If you’ve noticed this, then it might be time to start exercising to increase your mobility. For example, can you squat down and then get back up? Do … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start by Taking One Step at a Time

We all know that most New Year’s Resolutions fail.   But do you know why? Here’s one possible explanation. Most people set a huge goal for their resolution, and when they start trying to make that goal come true, they … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

10 Ways to Move More Every Day

Even on days when you can’t work out, you can still get plenty of intentional movement. Heck, it’s even more important on those days. If you think about how you can move more, even in little doses throughout a normal … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

She Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

A motto can be effective for anyone trying to get in shape. Angela Staab uses one you’ve heard before or seen on T-shirts. But she also has come up with her own bit of advice and encouragement: “You can’t be … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start Exercising Now: Busy Times Can Be the Best

“I don’t have time.” “I’m too busy.” “Maybe later when there’s not so much going on.” We hear this throughout the year. “I don’t have time” is a leading reason people don’t exercise. Believe it or not, for many of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Overcoming Myths About Active Aging

Ever heard someone say something like this?  “Oh, he’s a very handsome man for his age.” What about: “I don’t like waiting on old people because they’re so tight with their money.” These are all part of the persistent myths … [CLICK TO READ MORE]