Strength Training to Push What’s Possible

India Bridgette is a professor in the course titled “What’s Possible?” The 61-year-old champion sprinter and former Marine knows it takes discipline to answer that question and to excel at anything. She recently added strength training to that answer, too … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]

Active ‘Older’ Adults Are Trendy – Again!

You might not realize it, but if you’re getting fit or staying fit after 50, then you are riding the wave of one of the hottest trends in fitness around the world. TWO trends, actually, according to the American College … [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]

She Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

A motto can be effective for anyone trying to get in shape. Angela Staab uses one you’ve heard before or seen on T-shirts. But she also has come up with her own bit of advice and encouragement: “You can’t be … [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]

How Many Steps? Looks Like 10,000 Was Right

For some reason, we all started thinking we had to take 10,000 steps a day for good health. It seemed to take hold when fitness trackers became popular, and we all were talking about “getting my steps in” every day. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

5 Tips for Awesome Active Aging

Everyone wants a “magic bullet” about healthy living and staying fit. But the truth is, there simply isn’t one. Still, successful active agers do share a few traits, along with the basics of exercising regularly, eating well, sleeping enough, and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness Keeps You Strong for Serious Challenges

Ricky Banks is a walking advertisement for fitness over 50 – which makes sense, because he owns a successful gym and turned 57 this year. But it’s true now more than ever after a near-fatal medical emergency this year. Doctors … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: Learning to Adapt and Stay Active

Befitting for a theatrical performer, Dan Grady’s fitness journey can be told in three acts. Act I: A talented youth trains for years among ballet’s elite, then begins decades-long career dancing on Broadway. Act 2: After his dancing career ends, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]