Avoid Obesity during the Pandemic: Eating at Home Can Help

Before the coronavirus crisis, Mike was dancing through his healthiest period in years – literally. He’d been taking ballroom dance classes for a few months and loving it. Not only was it fun and social, but Mike, 62, also found … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Live to 100: Exercise (and a Few More Tips)

Like it or not, people are living longer nowadays. It used to be shocking to hear of someone turning 100. Now, it’s a fairly reasonable goal for millions of people, based on advances in health, education, and fighting disease. And … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Can Bring Us Closer, Despite Physical Distance

Exercise has many benefits later in life, of course – like increased flexibility, strength and endurance. It also has a way of bringing loved ones closer together, even in these times of physical distancing. Consider Michael Levitan, 78, of Philadelphia, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What’s Stopping You from Improving Your Life?

For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or money. Or they’re too old… But none of that will keep you independent as you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ageism Is Dangerous: Here’s How to Fight It

Even before the coronavirus crisis, people over 60 were regularly targeted with hurtful prejudices about what they can do, what they should like, and how they should act. But now, the backlash has grown more disturbing than ever. Some have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Why Don’t We Talk More about Fitness as Disease Prevention?

Seems like we’ve talked more about avoiding sickness this year than ever. We have all heard many times that we’re supposed to wash hands frequently, stay at a safe distance from other people, and wear masks in public. Don’t do … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Staying Active during Quarantine

While you are quarantined at home, take the time you would have used to commute to your job and exercise instead!  Your excuse before may have been a lack of time, but you now have the time you would have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Bucket List

Have you made a bucket list? A bucket list is a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill and life experiences you want to experience before you die. If you haven’t made a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Is Weight Loss Your Resolution? Be S.M.A.R.T. about your Goals!

When setting goals to achieve your weight loss use the SMART method to be Specific, make it Measurable, Achievable, have it Result- oriented, and give it a Time-stamped deadline. When I work with clients, I usually set a 6 week … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Having trouble fitting fitness in during the holiday frenzy?

  Diets and exercise regimens often fall apart during the holidays.  But our hints will help you get everything done while still fitting in time for fitness.     Here are some of my Helpful Holly Hints for fitting “holidaze” fitness in: When … [CLICK TO READ MORE]