Why There’s No ‘Low Protein’ Diet

You’ve heard of low-carb diets and low-fat diets. But you’ve probably never heard of anyone telling you to avoid eating protein –especially after age 50 or so, when we need to double our efforts to get enough of it. You … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness after 50 Is a Sliding Scale That Moves Both Ways

It’s easy to think of aging as a steady decline. But fitness proves it doesn’t have to be that simple and dreadful. If you exercise regularly, you’re more likely to maintain physical abilities. Period. So think of it as a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Who’s Ready for Summer Sports and Fun?

Has there ever been a happier spring to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, fresh air, and the company of other people? After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, we are increasingly able to enjoy our favorite activities. And … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Intense Training Works Wonders for Older People, Large Study Finds

How hard do you like to exercise? Some people over 50 think a leisurely stroll is good enough. Others turn up the intensity to get a good sweat. New research suggests “older” people should lean toward the latter, according to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fight Back with Fitness to Stay Strong and Healthy – No Matter Your Age

In a year dominated by a pandemic that hits hardest against mature adults, many are overlooking an obvious way to do their best to stay healthy. By exercising, we gain spectacular health benefits, including a stronger immunity system. These benefits … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What These Images Really Reveal about Active Aging Today

Are you a “Golden Girl” or a showgirl? This meme of Rue McClanahan and Jennifer Lopez went viral, comparing the “Golden Girls” actress in 1985 to the unstoppable superstar during her Super Bowl halftime show this year. You get the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ageist Myths: Fading in the Face of Covid?

When it comes to ageism and outdated stereotypes, Jeff Weiss has heard it all. The Toronto-based marketing guru is leading the charge against dangerous myths that lead marketers, brands, and experts of all kinds to dismiss people over 50 as … [CLICK TO READ MORE]