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 weeks ago

4 Important Reasons Why You Should Stretch in Your Later Years

I believe we all know the importance of getting regular cardiorespiratory exercise and resistance (weight) training throughout our lifespan. That doing so will help reduce our risk for cardiovascular disease, hormonal based cancers…

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3 weeks ago

Facing Alcohol Addiction After 60

In her late 70s, Becky, felt out of place during the Covid-19 crisis. She was finally coming to grips with her alcohol addiction. The problem was exacerbated by her use of prescribed medications – medications she needed to navigate aging…

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4 weeks ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. This was not the mama…

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4 weeks ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis…

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4 weeks ago

Do You Have a Candida Overgrowth – And What You Can Do About It

Candida Albicans, also known as Candida, is a naturally occurring yeast that lives in the body and is generally harmless at normal levels. When the candida begins to grow into abnormally high levels, however, it can cause a condition…

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4 weeks ago

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s

Would you rather read a book than take a walk? Do you prefer cooking to working out? Well, you’re not alone. We all know exercise is important for our health, yet only 20% of the population get regular, adequate exercise…

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4 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…

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1 month ago

Why Wear Shoes That Hurt Your Feet? Make the Switch to Minimal Shoes!

When I was still working in an office, my favorite shoes were a pair of short black cowboy boots with a 2-inch heel and a pointy toe. Wore them all the time, despite the niggling knee pain I experienced while doing so. It didn’t occur…

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1 month 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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1 month ago

5 Tips to Keep You Motivated with Your Fitness Routine in 2023

With the arrival of the new year, it’s time to think about how you’re going to stay motivated with your fitness routine. Looking for a few tips? Well, look no further! Here are five tips to keep you motivated and set yourself up for success…

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