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]

Fight Obesity, Even as the Trend Soars

Do you want to fit in and follow the latest trends? Then have another plate full of heavy food and start another TV-binge session! More Americans than ever are obese – 42.4 percent, according to new research. It’s been steadily … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]

Q: What’s The Biggest Muscle In Your Body?

Quick question: What’s the biggest muscle in your body? Chest? Biceps? Brain? Nope. It’s the gluteus maximum, also known as the glutes, also known as: Your Butt. If you think you’re stuck with the tush you have, then you’re not … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Let’s Share Some Good News about Aging Well

Are you longing for some good news? We all are. This is one of the most trying years in recent memory, with the pandemic leading the way. It’s enough to make some of us just want to hibernate until things … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Work It Out: 5 Facts about Low Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain in your low back, you are not alone. Not by a long shot. Unfortunately, low back pain is widespread, and it’s often hard to figure out why it’s happening or how to feel better. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Healthy Choices Always Beat the Bogus ‘Shortcuts’

Hey, have you heard about the new miracle fat-loss product? It’s a special tea. Or a lollipop. Or a rubber vest you zip tight around your abdomen. Or… or… or… We’ve all seen countless “too good to be true” products … [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]