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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!

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises
1 week ago

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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How Moving More Supports Your Immune System (Video)
1 week ago

How Moving More Supports Your Immune System (Video)

Would you like to have a stronger immune system? Would you like to feel more resilient in the face of coughs, colds, bugs, and viruses? Would you like to bounce back quicker from illness?
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4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!
2 weeks ago

4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!

Who among us hasn’t reached for a fatty bowl of ice cream or a double chocolate brownie when feeling anxious? We all know how good either of these can make us feel. Those initial feelings of pure pleasure, the cool creaminess of the ice cream on your tongue…
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6 Evidence-Based Ways to Boost Your Immune System – So Important Right Now!
2 weeks ago

6 Evidence-Based Ways to Boost Your Immune System – So Important Right Now!

As we get older, it is particularly important that we nurture our immune systems. They help to fight bugs of all sorts, including the current COVID-19 infection…
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Walk Your Way to Health and Mental Wellbeing
2 weeks ago

Walk Your Way to Health and Mental Wellbeing

How many hours have you spent in front of the TV this week? What about your computer? The truth is, most of us recognise that it’s not just the under-30s who are spending too long slumped in front of a screen…
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3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60
2 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 Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes
2 weeks ago

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes

I never thought about making turmeric tea until my last visit to India. On the trip, a good friend of mine introduced me to the diverse flavors of this magical drink. There was something about the spices, milk and honey that set my taste buds on fire…
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How to Choose Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect Your Air at Home
2 weeks ago

How to Choose Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect Your Air at Home

With all the latest information about Covid-19 in the news, we may be spending more time at home away from work, crowds, or even school. The EPA says we normally spend about 90% of our time indoors…
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4 Actions to Take Now to Help Prevent or Reverse Low Bone Density and Osteoporosis
2 weeks ago

4 Actions to Take Now to Help Prevent or Reverse Low Bone Density and Osteoporosis

I knew I was a poster child for low bone density as a small framed, petite woman, but as a movement and Pilates teacher, I was shocked and embarrassed to discover I had osteoporosis…
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These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects
3 weeks ago

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects

Talking to my fellow baby boomers, I’m convinced that many of us don’t realize just how many years are ahead of us – or how important healthy aging really is.

Even if we understand, “in theory,” that we have at least 20-30 more years to live, we may not have fully internalized this fact. As a result, when it comes to bad habits, like smoking or drinking too much alcohol, many of us take the position that “the damage has been done, so why change now?” Read More