Tagged: aging

Fitness Over 50 – How Active Older Adults Can Stay Fit

As a fitness trainer, I work out a lot. And because I’ve been doing that for the past 20 years professionally, I can tell you that my body feels different at 50+ than it did at 30, or even 40. As we age, the joints begin to wear down, the impact and insults of time […]

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Training Power As We Age

Training for power, as opposed to just training for strength, adds a time element. Think of power training as high-speed strength. Power training focuses on the speed of the weight lifted compared to strength training where you focus on the amount lifted. This is especially important for athletes, but it’s also important as we get […]

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Active Grandkids – Five Ways to Keep Up!

Staying active and keeping up with your grandkids is essential when you become a grandparent. Being a grandparent is an honor. It’s a fun and exciting time. But grandkids can be restless and energetic because they love to play and are always on the move. By being a grandparent, you’ll want to join in on […]

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Staying Social As We Age

So many aspects of life tend to change as the years go by. But we’re here to tell you that there’s no reason to go it alone! This post calls to mind an ever-relevant line brought to us by the Beatles “I get by with a little help from my friends.” “Friends” in this case, […]

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Foods That Are Better with Age

Just as wisdom is earned and increases with age, certain foods gain flavor and nutritional value with age. Let’s take a look at a number of aged foods that fall into this category.

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How To Handle a Midlife Crisis

We’ve talked a bit this month about “aging gracefully.” On the face of the topic, it’s easy to narrowcast the conversation toward older audiences, where it might be appropriate to discuss strategies for continuing to age gracefully once you’re already there. However, there are some natural road blocks and challenges that will inherently arise on […]

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Passing Healthy Habits To Future Generations

They say “habits last a life time.” But what happens if bad habits rub off on future generations? Establishing healthy habits for your own good may also set an example for the generations that follow you, leaving a legacy and foundation for your loved ones to live a higher quality of life.

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Healthy Eating Pattern Through the Years

As we age, our bodies change. Therefore, so do our nutritional requirements. Here is a general guide for how to eat right for your age.

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Eat Anything You Want: Luck Or Liability?

We all know someone who can eat whatever he or she wants and not gain a pound. Drives you nuts, doesn’t it? But, is it luck or liability to be able to do that? Are those predisposed with a higher metabolism causing danger to themselves, or are they simply fortunate?

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Fitness Tips By The Decade

Part of why we exercise is so we can continue to stay active later in life and stave off any health problems we can potentially prevent. However, we can’t assume that we’ll always be able to lift a certain amount of weight, or that we’ll have the ability to run as fast as we could […]

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