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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!

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!
1 month ago

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!

Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
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Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?
1 month ago

Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?

At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…
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Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class
1 month ago

Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class

For many of us older women with a fondness for 1940s music, this Andrews Sisters/ Bing Crosby refrain from South America, Take It Away says it all. Our spines simply aren’t what they used to be!

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Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse
1 month ago

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I have to admit that I rarely make desserts. We get our sugar fix with fruit, but every once in a while I decide it is time to enjoy a real dessert. Most of the desserts I do create include fruit, as it is a healthy and delicious way to get our servings of fruit. Read More

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know
1 month ago

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know

Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Read More

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
1 month ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
1 month ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images…

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Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond
1 month ago

Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond

Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada…
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Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!
2 months ago

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!

As a woman over 60, are you alarmed at the slump in your shoulders? Have the upper shelves at the grocery store become a stretch too far? Does a painfully stiff neck account for your straight-ahead view of the world?
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5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!
2 months ago

5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!

Has your breakfast time gradually slid down the day? Originally, you had to be up early, get the kids out of bed, put something on the table for them, your significant other, and for you, and leave in time for work…
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