Trouble Sleeping? Exercise Could Be the Solution

Millions of people don’t get enough sleep every night, even if they know how important it is to their physical and mental health. And as we age, some people have extra trouble getting the right amount of rest (which varies … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Experts Rank Mediterranean Diet as the Best

For the sixth straight year, the Mediterranean diet has been ranked as the best overall diet for health and wellbeing, according to U.S. News & World Report. Concerns about healthy aging came into play this time, the magazine said – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Exercise Keeps Us Moving Right

Moving with stability and control can become more challenging as we age. If you’ve noticed this, then it might be time to start exercising to increase your mobility. For example, can you squat down and then get back up? Do … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start by Taking One Step at a Time

We all know that most New Year’s Resolutions fail.   But do you know why? Here’s one possible explanation. Most people set a huge goal for their resolution, and when they start trying to make that goal come true, they … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start Exercising Now: Busy Times Can Be the Best

“I don’t have time.” “I’m too busy.” “Maybe later when there’s not so much going on.” We hear this throughout the year. “I don’t have time” is a leading reason people don’t exercise. Believe it or not, for many of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Healthy Holiday Hacks to Keep You on Track

Not to be a total Grinch here, but… The holidays can really screw everything up Think about it. From sometime around Halloween (all that candy) through January 1 (the hangover), we’re encouraged to: Throw our routines and habits out the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

7 Fun Ideas for Outdoor Exercise Now

If we’re heading into cooler months, is that any reason to avoid going outside? Absolutely not! We still benefit from fresh air and sunshine – and, really, is it THAT cold outside? Here are just a few ideas to encourage … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: He Shed Unhappiness with the Extra Pounds

Actor Doug Spearman was in a funk a few years ago – unhappy and overweight at 210 pounds on his 5’8” frame. His TV series “Noah’s Ark,” a glossy gay rom-com in the “Sex and the City” mold, had concluded. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

After Deep Loss, A Powerful Friendship Blossoms at the Gym

When Glenna Brown’s husband became ill, she found that regular exercise at a nearby studio helped her deal with the stress and remain strong enough to be a good caregiver.  When he died, Glenna (above, left) found more: a loving … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Reach Out to Your Friends; They’ll Be Glad You Did

We often underestimate how much our friendship means to others, a new study says.  So, we’re shy to reach out to old friends, afraid it will be awkward or unappreciated.  The research says: Reach out! You’ll be glad you did.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]