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]

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]

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]

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]

Exercise, Eat Right, and Know Your Diabetes Risk

Around the world, some 540 million adults have diabetes, and the number will soar in the coming years. Almost half of those people are undiagnosed, and the disease caused 6.7 million deaths globally in 2021, according to the International Diabetes … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

7 Fun Ideas for Outdoor Exercise Now

If we’re heading into cooler months, is that any reason to avoid going outside? Absolutely not! We still benefit from fresh air and sunshine – and, really, is it THAT cold outside? Here are just a few ideas to encourage … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Goals Keep Us on Track for Fitness Success

Fitness goals drive Jerry Mathis. They compel him to accomplish athletic feats that most people wouldn’t attempt – let alone most people who are 76 years old. “If I just went to the gym to exercise without also having a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Step 1 Fighting Belly Fat: Forget the Marketing Myths

Nobody likes belly fat, but almost everybody struggles with it to some degree. Among all kinds of fat, belly fat is the one that gets the most attention. We are frequently asked to help our training partners lose weight – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Many Steps? Looks Like 10,000 Was Right

For some reason, we all started thinking we had to take 10,000 steps a day for good health. It seemed to take hold when fitness trackers became popular, and we all were talking about “getting my steps in” every day. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

It’s Never Too Late to Get Fit

Have you ever heard the old saying, “The horse is out of the barn”? It’s a folksy way of telling someone it’s too late to make a change. It’s also one of the myths about fitness after 50 that we … [CLICK TO READ MORE]