Balance the Big Meal with Your Exercise Goals

The average holiday meal can contain 4,500 calories, according to the Calorie Control Council, which advocates for healthy lifestyles. If you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s a guide to learn how much yumminess you’ve … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Being a Grandparent is WAY More Fun When You’re Fit

The holidays are a great opportunity for “quality time” between grandparents and grandkids. And that includes physical activity. In fact, all year long, people over 50 say that being strong for their grandchildren is their No. 1 reason for staying … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Healthy Holiday Hacks to Keep You on Track

Not to be a total Grinch here, but… The holidays can really screw everything up Think about it. From sometime around Halloween (all that candy) through January 1 (the hangover), we’re encouraged to: Throw our routines and habits out the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

September is Health Aging Month, a chance to celebrate all we can do with our bodies, minds and spirits, no matter when we were born. There are countless ways to celebrate. Here are some categories to get you thinking about … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

22 Reasons to Be Fit in ‘22

Heading into a new year, so many of us are determined to take better care of ourselves – but then too often lose our steam by about the third week in January. It helps if you have good reasons to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Build Healthy Habits in the New Year (and Beyond)

Habits can be hard to form, particularly later in life when we might want to rely on familiar ways. But, armed with strong information and reliable tactics, you can adjust your tactics to succeed in 2022 and beyond. See, it … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

We’re Grateful for These 15 Facts about Fitness after 50

It’s funny how events, and a little time, can enrich our perspective – like how much the pandemic has changed the way the world thinks about healthy living, especially for people over 50. You could say we’re more aware than … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A Plate of Food = How Much Exercise?

Here’s some information to help you plan a healthy holiday season. The Calorie Control Council says we can easily consume 4,500 at a big-day meal. Yikes! But if you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

Gratitude is important every day, not just on Thanksgiving. It’s good for our physical, mental, spiritual and social health – and it even has a relationship to exercise. “Studies suggest that making a habit of noticing what’s going well in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Can You Really Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays? Yes!

When fall and winter come around, so do the holidays – a time for happiness, but also a time for stress. Not all methods for coping with holiday stress are healthy! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hannukah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve all … [CLICK TO READ MORE]