Success Story: She’s So Glad She Found Weightlifting

Like most women of her generation, Margaret Cone, now 79, never saw much reason to lift weights. She had always been pretty active and tried to stay in decent shape. Her family had a strong health history. But about 10 … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Physical Activity Rates High When Choosing Retirement Locations

It used to be conventional wisdom that everybody wanted to retire to Florida or another sunny spot, find a comfortable place to sit and… wait for life to wind down. Today’s active agers aren’t settling for that. Sure, some people … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

International Studies Show Baby Boomers Are Killing It

Oh, yeah! Let’s bust another myth about fitness over 50, thanks to a global study that found that “time-rich” Baby Boomers exercise more than Gen-Z. Data revealed that people 57 to 70 exercised an average of 215 minutes per week. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness Over 50: Sharing the Common Goal

A friend in marketing has come up with four categories of what he calls the “Over 50 Fitness Consumer.” It got us thinking, so we want to know. What do you think of this idea? Do you see yourself in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Are You Too Old to Exercise? More Common Questions about Fitness over 50

Here are more questions we’re often asked about exercise after age 50. Let us know of any other questions you have! We are happy to answer them. Question: Older people don’t need to lift weights, right? Answer: Wrong! Resistance training … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Free Your Mind – And Let Your Body Follow

You say you want to start exercising and eating right, but… well, gosh… you don’t know. You just can’t. There’s no point in trying. You’ll never be able to stick with an exercise regimen now because you were awkward in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Let’s Go! Tips for Traveling This Year

Travelers over 50 are getting back out there more and more, after two years of curtailing trips because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Domestic travel is more popular than international, marketing information shows. And many older people are more excited about … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness Bands Are Small but Smart Workout Tools

When it comes to home workout equipment, we tend to think big, expensive, and trendy. But don’t forget how powerful the small, simple, and inexpensive tools can be, too. Fitness bands are among the hottest items, with sales skyrocketing during … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What Will Make You Finally Say, ‘It’s Time’

Here’s a common scenario for people over 50. They’ve gradually gained weight over the last couple of decades, and now they’re obese or getting there. Somewhere over the years, they stopped participating in hobbies and sports. If they ever were … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

5 Tips from Your Life to Win at Fitness over 50

Here’s one of the great things about getting older: You’ve lived through enough experiences to have learned lessons about what works for you – and what doesn’t. About how to reach a goal successfully. About how to get your mindset … [CLICK TO READ MORE]