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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!

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan
2 weeks ago

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan

“Mobility is the key to survival: this came up again and again in my research.” —Bill Gifford. The medical field of aging is relatively new. It wasn’t until the last century that we saw an exponential increase in human life expectancy…
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Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things
2 weeks ago

Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things

Many women are trying to lose weight after 60. Unfortunately, with nature playing tricks on our metabolisms, it feels like we have to work twice as hard to move those pounds. Most of us have found out that diets don’t work and green tea, despite its many health benefits…
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How Should It Feel When You Do Balance Exercises?
2 weeks ago

How Should It Feel When You Do Balance Exercises?

Do you feel that your balance is not as good as it used to be? Do you sometimes feel unsteady and find yourself looking at the ground when you walk?
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Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
2 weeks ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Read More

Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises
2 weeks ago

Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises

We learned in my holiday neck stress article how the positioning of our arms in our shoulder girdle affects muscle use and overuse in our upper back, neck and shoulders…
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Lies About Getting Older – Have You Heard of Them?
3 weeks ago

Lies About Getting Older – Have You Heard of Them?

This is not about being superior or judgmental or “lookitme.” It is, however, about choices. This man didn’t exercise before his accident. I did. Including yoga six days a week…

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What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?
3 weeks ago

What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?

A new year is upon us. Yes, that means the hands of time are moving as they have throughout eternity. For those of us who are in the sunset and twilight of our lives, we recognize that sooner than later time ticks toward the midnight hour…
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Ready to Atone for Holiday Overindulging? Intermittent Fasting Might Be Your Answer!
3 weeks ago

Ready to Atone for Holiday Overindulging? Intermittent Fasting Might Be Your Answer!

Over 60 and dragging after an overindulgent holiday season? Then why not resolve to begin the New Year with an eating plan to shed some pounds and recover some pep?
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Why You Should Put Improving Your Balance at the Top of Your New Years’ Resolutions
3 weeks ago

Why You Should Put Improving Your Balance at the Top of Your New Years’ Resolutions

Are you noticing your balance more than you used to? Do you sometimes hesitate when you’re walking or worry about tripping and falling? Do you feel nervous or unsteady coming down the stairs?
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CBD – A Boomer Health Trend to Watch in 2020
3 weeks ago

CBD – A Boomer Health Trend to Watch in 2020

This is the time of year when pundits make their annual predictions about which trends or products will be hot (and which will not) over the next 12 months. Given my passion for all things related to getting and staying healthy…
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