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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!

Peace Starts at Home with a Healthy Body and Mind
3 weeks ago

Peace Starts at Home with a Healthy Body and Mind

After I feel sadness, anger, and overwhelm, I usually come back to this question: “How can I be of service?” Globally, we are living through the pandemic. In the United States, we are witnessing or participating in a movement for more equality and justice…
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Do You Pay Enough Attention to Your Deposits for Independence? Here’s Why You Should! (Video)
3 weeks ago

Do You Pay Enough Attention to Your Deposits for Independence? Here’s Why You Should! (Video)

In my last blog I discussed how weeks of sedentary days can threaten your independence and shared the Elevator Exercise to help you retain leg strength…
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The Power of Magnesium for Women’s Long-Term Health
4 weeks ago

The Power of Magnesium for Women’s Long-Term Health

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for long-term health. It’s needed to maintain the ‘pumps’ that control the movement of salts in and out of cells.

It is also essential for nerve conduction, muscle relaxation, healthy bones and just about every metabolic reaction in the body – including energy production. Read More

Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!
4 weeks ago

Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!

When we start a new job, we often go through a training program, in which we learn the essential skills for the challenges ahead. New military recruits go to base training. But what about recent retirees?
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10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life-Changing Illness
4 weeks ago

10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life-Changing Illness

Several years ago, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that affects millions of people around the globe. Most of them are women. So far, there is no cure. Read More

Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips
4 weeks ago

Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips

Have you ever wondered how you can keep your brain healthy? Psychiatrist and author John Ratey shares amazing information about the power exercise has over the brain. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor, Especially After 50
1 month ago

5 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor, Especially After 50

I loved my biology classes in middle and high school. And, while I devoured lectures on the heart, lungs, and intestines, we must have skipped the pelvic floor chapter. Did you, too? Turns out, it’s pretty essential, especially to make sure you pee…
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What’s in Your Pantry? The 7 Items I Need on a Daily Basis
1 month ago

What’s in Your Pantry? The 7 Items I Need on a Daily Basis

On a podcast recently, this question was put to chefs: Which seven ingredients must you always have in your pantry at home? One surprising answer was tomato paste. Since the chef said it was necessary…
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Stop, Drop, and Breathe: How to Turn the Tables on Relentless Stress
1 month ago

Stop, Drop, and Breathe: How to Turn the Tables on Relentless Stress

There’s a slogan we’ve been told to remember if our clothes catch on fire: Stop, Drop, and Roll. Running does not put out the fire. In fact, it does the opposite; it adds oxygen. By running, you’re literally ‘fanning the flames!’
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5 Ways Inadequate Sleep Can Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60
1 month ago

5 Ways Inadequate Sleep Can Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60

Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter what you eat? That might be because you didn’t get enough sleep the night before.  Read More