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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale
20 hours ago

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale

I went on my first diet when I was 14. I had been a gymnast and a diver when I was younger, and as I slipped into the more sedentary life of a teenager – and my body entered puberty – I started worrying that I weighed too much. Read More

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out
21 hours ago

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out

If you find yourself saying, “I feel tired all the time,” it may be due in part to what you are eating and drinking throughout the day. Read on to learn how you can make dietary adjustments to combat fatigue.
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3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60
2 days ago

3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60

Core and abs are two words that get thrown around more than reality show drama. They are, in fact, different. Here are three things to know: Read More

To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating
3 days ago

To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating

I am proud to be a farmer’s daughter and cherish my memories growing up on the farm. The first lambs and calves of the year meant spring was finally here. Winning a blue ribbon for my show pig at the county fair is an early accomplishment I’ll never forget. Read More

How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money
3 days ago

How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money

Being sick is never fun. There are two schools of being ill: “Stop the world I want to get off,” (that’s me) or the stoic, “It’s nothing,” and carry on. I don’t know how the “it’s nothing” people do it. My body and soul say, Arthur Miller style, “Attention must be paid.”
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How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60
4 days ago

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60

If you read my article about metabolism, you recall that weight is determined not only by how much you eat, but also by how efficiently your body burns off calories. Read More

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee
4 days ago

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee

The morning cup of coffee is essential for many and is a trusted friend through early starts with children, grandchildren and morning meetings. But for those of us who are looking for ways to cut down caffeine levels, there are other great and healthy options to start the day. Read More

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble
4 days ago

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble

There are many new and old/revisited diets in today’s landscape featuring a variety of different foods. Many of them are aimed at losing weight and improving your health. Read More

A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60
5 days ago

A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60

Many people have trouble swapping unhealthy habits for healthy ones. It may be easy to start strong then fade away and eventually call it a failure. Or maybe it’s hard to even get started. Read More

3 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Is Critically Important for Your Health
7 days ago

3 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Is Critically Important for Your Health

Think school is something reserved for your adolescent years?

Perhaps in the traditional sense… but studies show that education is particularly important for people in their 60s and beyond. Read More