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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!

3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60
3 weeks ago

3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60

I think we would all agree that eating well is key to health and a healthy weight. But getting to the eating well part isn’t just about the food. If it were, we would have far fewer overweight people today. Read More

How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60

What pops into your mind when you think about the following question – what does it take to get the most from life after 60? If you are like most people, your thoughts probably jumped to suggestions like “being more productive” or “following your passions.” There is nothing wrong with these instincts. After all, getting the most from every day requires us to take a proactive approach to how we structure our days. Read More

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?
3 weeks ago

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?

Our oldest daughter gave us a very special gift this past Christmas: two round trip tickets from Arizona to Minneapolis so we could spend four days after Christmas with her family. Read More

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