Want to Live Long and Well? Keep Moving!

Barb Markelz is one of those people who personify the belief that movement is the key to healthy, happy living. We couldn’t agree more! Barb spent her career teaching physical education, always moving and instilling movement as a value in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Thousands of Older Athletes Race Back for the National Senior Games

One of our favorite events for active agers is back for the first time since 2019. We love the National Senior Games because of the boundless inspiration they offer everyone, regardless of age or fitness level. Thousands of people will … [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]

Fitness after 50: Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions we’re often asked regarding exercise after age 50. Let us know of any other questions you have! We are happy to answer them. Question: Will lifting weights make me big and bulky? Answer: No! … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Don’t Let Anyone’s Negativity Slow You Down

We know it can be hard to come into a gym or fitness studio if you’re not already in perfect shape. Some people say it’s intimidating, or they feel like others are judging them. We hear you. So does TV … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Want Stronger Bones? Exercise Regularly

Breaking a bone ranks high on the list of fears people have after age 50 or so. Arthritis is increasingly common. And while osteoporosis is most common among older women, it can occur in anyone. Still, many people worried about … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Exercise Can Fight Neuropathy

Karen Joseph had no idea what was happening years ago when the first symptoms of neuropathy began. She assumed the pain and numbness in her legs were from a spinal injury she suffered in a car crash. But after her … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Couples Who Sweat Together Stay Together

There are two kinds of couples when it comes to fitness. Those who work out together. And those who don’t. Which kind of relationship are you in? There are pros and cons for each, of course – and it’s entirely … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: Fitness Helped Him Thrive after Back Surgery

For Dr. Bruce Lockhart, it was finally back surgery that got him committed to regular exercise near retirement a decade ago. Over the years, he had treated enough patients with chronic back pain to know that he didn’t want to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

5 Ways to Make Healthy Habits Stick

Do you want to learn how to make healthy habits stick? Specifically, how to develop eating habits that will lead to long-term, sustainable weight loss? Then pull up a chair with “The Habit Whisperer” Amy Lang, owner of Moxie Club … [CLICK TO READ MORE]