7 Summer Fitness Motivators

It feels like we’re heading into our first more-or-less normal summer in three years. Are you looking forward to being outside in the sunshine? Seeing friends and family who live far away? Getting back to golf or tennis? We all … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Gimme 5: Here’s What Can Happen When You Start Exercising

Want to play a game of “What’s the Point?” It goes like this. Think of all the times you’ve said “What’s the Point” of doing the right thing for yourself, your family, and your community. Like this: What’s the point … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Plan to Keep Working? Then Plan to Stay Fit

After 50, questions about retirement plans are as common as “What’s your major” back in college. It used to be 65 was the standard target for most people. But retirement plans have shifted generationally, along with everything else. And while … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

New Evidence Shows how Exercise fits Depression

If you still think physical exercise is only good for the body, then check out this latest research that adds to the evidence about mental health. The Journal of American Medical Association’s Psychiatry journal just published an analysis of 15 … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Volunteering Is Good for Your Body and Soul

When Pat Santilli moved to a new town in her 60s, she quickly visited the local animal shelter to volunteer. Pat always has been an animal lover, and she thought volunteering would be a good way to meet people and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Strengthen Your Balance

How much time do you spend on one foot? About 80 percent of the time when you’re walking! It’s a good fact to keep in mind when thinking about balance training and how important it is to help prevent falls … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

It’s Time to Take Back Control of Your Wellbeing

After the disruptions of the last couple of years, it’s more important than ever to take responsibility for your health and wellbeing in all its aspects. That includes exercise, of course. But we need to remember the other elements of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Health Benefits of Loving a Dog

Want to do something that’s good for your health, will get you moving outside, and even guarantee a boundless source of love in your life? Then you should consider getting a pet, specifically a dog, according to research that shows … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Helps Fight Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Sheri knew something was wrong. She’d always been active, particularly enjoying daily walks. But lately, her balance and posture were off. Her knees jerked. Her hands trembled. So when her doctor diagnosed her with Parkinson’s disease last year, it was … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Rowing Your Way to Strength and Stamina

You know it’s important to get a good cardio workout regularly. Some people like the treadmill, stationary bikes, or elliptical machines, and that’s great. These are all excellent choices. But a dark horse is gaining popularity lately with active adults, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]