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]

Tell the ‘Dad Bod’ His Days Are Numbered

Have you seen something like this and wondered, What in the world? While not a common sight it is part of the tenacious “Dad Bod” idea, which was introduced a few years ago and just keeps hanging on. Some people … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

It’s No Time to Neglect Your Immune System

After the pandemic, we all know how important it is to keep up a strong immune system, particularly among people over 65 or so. And now that the worst of Covid-19 seems behind us, you want to devote your new … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

She Hit the Gym to Be Strong Enough for an Organ Transplant

Yvette Matthews hired a personal trainer after she started moving up the list for a liver transplant in 2011. At 57, she wanted to ensure she was fit — because any doubt that she could survive the rigors of a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Author Shows a New Way to Start the Fitness Conversation after Age 50

Alison Bechdel might not be your typical fitness author. But that’s part of what makes her so interesting. Bechdel is a prize-winning cartoonist whose lauded graphic novel “Fun Home” became a Tony-winning smash musical on Broadway. Now she’s back with … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Need Motivation for Fitness Over 50? Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Did you or any of your kids have braces growing up? You probably remember how hard it was to understand that the benefits from the sacrifice would long outlast the temporary inconvenience of wearing them. Maybe you learned to focus … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Cher’s Fitness Turns Back Time at 75

We’ve all been watching Cher for so many decades now that she seems ageless. From hippie singer to TV variety star to Oscar-winning actress and more, it seems there has always been Cher. And as she just turned 75, it’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Staying Strong Against Ageism

Ageism is ugly, mean, and stupid – and it’s also dangerous to your health. The good news? By exercising regularly and living a healthy lifestyle, you’re achieving two awesome tasks: Overcoming ageism’s negative effects on you Setting an example to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]