1. 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

  2. 12 Myths About Aging and Exercise

    For many people, reaching the middle stages of life makes getting physical exercise more difficult. There are a few explanations for this perception: Most middle-aged and older people are busy managing full-time jobs and families, leaving less time for getting physically fit. The aging process often…Read More

  3. Your Food Cravings Reveal the Nutrients Your Body Needs

    IDENTIFY YOUR CRAVINGS Craving potato chips or a piece of chocolate candy? A craving, even if you know the food you're longing for isn't good for you, can be a signal that your body is craving a particular nutrient contained in your food of choice. Here's a list of common cravings, and what your bod…Read More

  4. IF YOU’RE 50+, YOU STILL NEED TO EXERCISE

    Orlando Sentinel By:Mike Candelaria  March 21, 2018 Scaling down exercise is OK as you age, but don’t stop. And if you haven’t begun, heed the words of Elsie Sierra, 71: “You need to exercise.” Mike Napoli; has been running marathons and competing in Iron-man triathlons since his 30s. Typi…Read More

  5. Why it’s not too late to take up exercise… even at 60!

    Older people benefit more from activity than those who are younger and reduce chance of heart failure by a fifth Those who start exercising in their 60s and 70s will see a marked improvement  20 minutes a day can reduce a 60-year-old's risk of heart failure by a fifth Short spells of light exercise…Read More

  6. THE ENERGIZER BODY- YOUR METABOLISM PLAN

    Written by Virginia Sole-Smith YOUR METABOLISM TUNE-UP PLAN “Unfortunately, there’s no spigot you can turn on to flush excess calories out of your fat stores” and speed up your metabolism, says Ronnett. But you can keep your metabolism stable—and maybe even give it a bit of a boost—by maki…Read More

  7. Even a Little Bit of Physical Activity Can Help the Heart

    Most exercise recommendations include several sessions of moderate to vigorous activity each week, but not all adults are physically up to the task. There’s a lot of back and forth among experts on just how much activity people need to enjoy health benefits, and whether it’s the intensity of e…Read More

  8. Is Fitness Over 50 Even Possible?

    In real estate, there’s a saying that the best time to buy a house was yesterday. In other words, the more time that passes by, the higher the prices go, and the more you regret not jumping on the deal you saw three months ago. This sound logic applies to your fitness and wellness also. Every year…Read More

  9. Fitness Over 50 When You Were Out Of Shape from 25-50

    When you were 25, you were at your prime: You felt invincible. You were in the best shape of your life. You thought nothing could ever come in the way of that. In fact, you may have thrown off caution and said to yourself, “I can eat whatever I want, and nobody’s going to tell me no.” But you …Read More