Posture Plays Important Health Role Later in Life

“Stand up straight!” “Stop slouching!” We all used to hear that as children, right? It’s even more important now, later in life. Parents might tell their kids to correct their posture more to instill pride and project confidence. But good … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

This Photo Shows the Power of Fitness As We Age

If a picture’s worth 1,000 words, then this one’s as long as the Harry Potter series of books. On the left is eternally youthful Golden Boy Tom Brady at age 43. On the right is a quarterback from another era, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Why Your Process Deserves More Focus Than Your Target

Did you start the new year with a big goal? Lots of us do every year, right? We tell ourselves things like “I will lose XX pounds by this date!” “I will save XX money by that date!” “I will … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: After a Rough Year, He Makes It Look Easy

Howard Snooks had it all. At 66, he was retired from a successful career as a social worker, married and healthy. Then in 2015, Howard’s wife of 34 years abruptly left him. Several family members died. And he had an … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A Plate of Food = How Much Exercise?

Here’s some information to help you plan a healthy holiday season. The Calorie Control Council says we can easily consume 4,500 at a big-day meal. Yikes! But if you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Makes Us Better Lovers At Any Age

Fit people make better lovers. It’s true at any age, even later in life. And it shouldn’t surprise anyone. If you’re stronger, more agile, and have better stamina, then chances are you’re going to have a more satisfying sex life … [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]

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]