1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. It’s Time to Take Charge of Your Lifestyle

    Many people see aging as the ultimate loss of control, and I can’t blame them. Instead of acknowledging and honoring the aging process, our culture deplores it and pours billions of dollars into fighting it. However, it happens anyway. As a result, many of those who have aged see themselves as def…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Challenges of Getting Exercise for Seniors

    For elderly people, getting exercise is easier said than done. Have you ever been frustrated by the well-meaning but clueless comments and suggestions by younger people who want to encourage you to exercise? Why don’t you just stay active? Don’t you think it would help if you worked out more? Co…Read More

  9. Why Exercise Isn’t Optional if You’re 55 or Older

    I have yet to meet someone who would decide to get old if given a choice. It’s a process that just happens over time, and it isn’t fair. However, we don’t make it any easier on ourselves. Our culture’s collective unwillingness to value and enrich aging creates a brutally unfair mindset for a…Read More