1. How Senior Fitness Compares to Marathon Running

    The marathon has always been a physical feat that not many people attempt due to the extreme distance and the training required to cross the finish line. The marathon is a foot race that measures 26.2 miles, and less than half a percent of Americans have run a marathon — the statistics are even lo…Read More

  2. Fitness Tips for People Over 50

    “Senior fitness” and other such terms seem to be hot buzzwords in the fitness community these days, and for good reason! Although those over 50 may not identify as a “senior” because they are still 50 years young, it is a broad term meant to relate to the graying generation. In decades past,…Read More

  3. Metabolic Flexibility is Crucial to Improving Your Health

    You know that if you sit around too much, your chances of bending over and touching your toes are about as good as winning the Mega Millions jackpot. (The odds on Jan. 5 this year were 1 in 302.5 million.) Around 50 million of you are profoundly sedentary. You have sitting jobs, participate in no re…Read More

  4. 5 Tips to Combat Senior Social Isolation

    If you are a baby-boomer or senior or If you’re trying to help an aging parent or loved one combat senior social isolation, consider these ways to help engage with others and community again. It doesn’t take much, but it will mean so much to your happiness and well-being. 1. Encourage  Hobbies …Read More

  5. 5 WAYS YOU ARE SABOTAGING YOUR METABOLISM

    We all want to have the most efficient zippy metabolism possible. Here are the most common ways you might be undermining your inner engine.    1. You're Not Eating Enough When you don't take in enough nutrients, your body essentially thinks you're starving, says Nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D.…Read More

  6. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part Two)

    In our first post about senior nutrition, we examined how senior nutrition changes over time and the specific macro and micronutrients that seniors need to increase as they age. In today’s post, we’ll continue looking at a couple more nutrition pieces, in addition to how seniors health affects t…Read More

  7. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part One)

    Aging. We all go through it and it’s something there is no fountain of youth to drink from, and it’s conventional wisdom and society saying that it has to be a certain way. People are accepting that as seniors continue to age, they’ll feel tired and achy, but what if the narrative you believe,…Read More

  8. What Happens When You Sleep?

    Actively Asleep Scientists used to think that people were physically and mentally inactive during sleep. But now they know that’s not the case. All night long, your body and brain do quite a bit of work that’s key for your health. There are two main types of sleep that we cycle in and out of whe…Read More

  9. Support for Senior Health & Fitness Needs

    Staying active in your senior years is an important part in preventing the risk for certain diseases or managing a pre-existing condition. Wednesday, May 30 is the 25th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day®. The common goal for this day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. H…Read More

  10. Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

    The decision has been made to keep your aging parent at home a little while longer or they are living with you, but you cannot be there 24/7 and need to take a few safety precautions when you cannot be there. The chance of Falling is the premiere nemeses of aging men and women As 1 in 4 adults over…Read More