1. 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

  2. THE ENERGIZER BODY- YOUR METABOLISM, AND HOW IT WORKS

    Written by Virginia Sole-Smith Your metabolism keeps your heart beating, your blood flowing, your brain thinking, and your muscles moving. Is it any wonder it doesn’t want to be rushed?   Here’s the skinny on the way this stubborn system works, and how you might be able to speed it up—in spi…Read More

  3. 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

  4. HEALTH BENEFITS OF WALKING FOR PEOPLE OVER AGE 50

    Walking is healthy. It’s a fact, backed up by research and people who are in the habit of walking. What’s surprising is just how powerful a medicine a daily or near-daily walk can be. New studies find new benefits all the time: preventing heart disease and diabetes, relieving back pain, reducing…Read More

  5. Senior Fitness Tips: How to Increase Your Mobility

    When you’re older, mobility is no joke. You tend to encounter a limited range of motion, joints that don’t move as far as they used to, and pain when you try to push yourself beyond your limits. This, in turn, tends to contribute to a downward spiral: It hurts when you move, so you move less. Mo…Read More

  6. 7 Senior Fitness Tips for Reducing Falls

    With the 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day coming up on September 22, we’d like to focus our next few blog posts on some tips and tricks for helping you to increase your balance and reduce falls. When you were a kid, you bounced back from falls, but now that you’re older, a fall can be …Read More

  7. Senior Fitness Tips for Greater Well-Being

    Have you experienced less well-being as you age? If you are over 50, you probably can say that you don't feel as much wellbeing as you used to experience when you were younger. No longer can you eat whatever you want, get up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the morning, or go through the day pain-fre…Read More