New Book Highlights Exercise for Long ‘Healthspan’

What’s the most important thing you can do for long-term health and quality of life? Nutrition? Sleep? Stress management? Nope, although those are all important. It’s exercise, hands down. That’s one of the many powerful points in a new book, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Exercise Helps Parkinson’s Patients

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and a good time to discuss how exercise can lessen its symptoms and improve quality of life. Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain, and symptoms can include tremors, problems with walking … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Answers to Your Fitness Questions

Sometimes we like to share answers to questions we get asked the most. Here are a few of them. Enjoy! Question: Are there any real health benefits to it? Answer: It’s hard for us to believe, but we hear this … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Celebrate Heart Health and Exercise

We usually think of February as the month of hearts for Valentine’s Day. But February is also heart-health awareness month in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and other countries. It’s observed to raise awareness and to help people lose weight, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Forget about Less – Do More of These Things

Do you ever feel like you’ve gone through life being told what NOT to do? DON’T eat so much… DON’T sleep late… DON’T think about your own needs… Well, let’s forget all that for now and flip it around. Focus … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A Fitness Love Story: It’s Part of the Secret

What’s the secret to a long, happy marriage? For Karl and Susan, who just celebrated 61 years together, it’s a combination of things. Like being kind and thoughtful with each other, while maintaining common interests and enjoying walks on the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]