1. “Slow But Steady” Wins the weight Loss Race

    A new study found that people whose weight fluctuates early in a weight loss program have worse long-term results. If losing weight feels more like being a yo-yo than a ball rolling down a gentle hill, then you might want to rethink your approach. A new study found that people whose weight fluctuate…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 8 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure, Without Medication

    By Lynn Allison    |   Wednesday, 30 May 2018   Over 70 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and a further 30 percent have pre-hypertension, making this condition extremely crucial to control. “While health is important at any age, chronic insults to the arteries such as ele…Read More

  7. 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

  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

  10. Get the Silver Surfers on Facebook

    Experts say using social media can help prevent decline in elderly’s health   From www.dailymail.co.uk – August 7, 1:08 PM Pensioners who spend time online do not feel as lonely as others their age, which could stunt deterioration of physical and mental health, according to the research. T…Read More