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]

7 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Getting Fit

Was it Freud who said we can’t get through the day without telling ourselves seven little lies? Or was it a magazine quiz we read in the dentist’s office? Doesn’t matter! The point is: We all love to tell ourselves … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]