Health and Strength Keep You, and Your Life, Balanced

Throughout your life, you’ve probably had periods where you felt like everything was in balance. You were healthy. Your relationships were strong. Your career was going well… And, if you’re like most people, you’ve also had those moments when you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Power of Fitness in Menopause

Selene Yeager was in her late 40s when she started noticing strange changes in her body and mood. A lifelong competitive athlete, Selene noticed that her training wasn’t having its usual effect. She had night sweats and anxiety, but she … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to ‘Roar’ into the Second Half of Your Life

  In the second half of life, we’re often told to slow down and lower our expectations. After all, as the thinking goes, we can’t do what we use to do, so why try to be happy, productive or fulfilled? … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness Helps with Recovery from Drugs & Alcohol

With drug and alcohol abuse affecting millions of people, it’s likely that we all know someone who is involved in recovery or needs to consider it. That includes people over 50 using drugs and drinking alcohol more and more each … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Celebrate September As Healthy Aging Month

  If you think January is the most important month for personal fitness, then think again. It’s actually September, especially for people over 50, since it’s annually promoted as Healthy Aging Month. And it’s easy to see why the first month … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

6 Healthy Tips from a ‘Nurse-Coach’

  If nurses are the most trusted healthcare professionals, then what could be better for active agers than bringing them into the fitness realm, as well? “Nurse coaches” are just that: people trained as both a nurse and a personal … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What We Can Learn from ‘Blue Zones’ about Longevity

  Do you want to live a longer, healthier life? Then you’ll want to learn from the world’s “Blue Zones.” The idea of blue zones was popularized by author Dan Buettner in his book, “The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Skinny on Belly Fat: How to Fight It for Real

  Nobody likes belly fat, but almost everybody struggles with it to some degree. Among all kinds of fat, belly fat is the one that gets the most attention. We are frequently asked to help our training partners lose weight … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Stay Cool and Safe This Summer

We hope you’re exercising this summer, of course. And we hope you’re staying hydrated, avoiding the heat, and taking seasonal safety precautions to nurture your wellbeing. Here are a few reminders:       Drink plenty of water. It increases your … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

7 Top Reasons to Be Fit for the Rest of Your Life

Why should you exercise? If you think it’s too late or you’re too old, well, you couldn’t be more wrong. But if you want to enjoy life as much as possible after 50, then you have more reasons than ever … [CLICK TO READ MORE]