Health/Fitness

Keeping Fit in Retirement

Both cardiovascular and aerobic exercise is important. Aerobic exercise is instrumental in the prevention of Type 2 diabetes, while reducing cholesterol. With all of these activities, it is important to be in tune to what your body tells you. If there is anything you are concerned about – talk to your doctor first. Don’t forget […]

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Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

Light therapy is help for the mind. Do you find that you want to hibernate during the darker colder days of winter? Do you feel depressed and lack concentration and feel irritable? You may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder. Many people find that light therapy is very advantageous to them. While light therapy is […]

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How Baby Boomers Stay Fit

Nearly 25% of all gym members are over the age of 55 according to the International Health, Raquet and Sports Club Association. This statistic represents a growing trend of members of the Baby Boomer generation seeking methods for maintaining their health and fitness levels throughout retirement. While many retirees from past generations have worked diligently […]

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Keeping Your Bones Healthy

To me, being over 50 is the prime of life.  Here’s why. It’s a time when your kids have grown into early adulthood and become self-sufficient. You’ve been through a number of life’s trials and survived. You’ve learned some things along the way and have applied them with positive results. You don’t feel the need […]

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Maintain A Healthy Mind

Nothing is more attractive than being able to maintain vitality through the years. In itself, it is a major achievement on your part. As our age increases, so does the number of health concerns. The aging process is inevitable and we all know the obvious. However, there should be no reason and excuse not to […]

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Reduce Stress with Relaxation

Seeking a calmer More Relaxed Sense of Well Being? We’ve all felt at some point in our lives that we need to be able to learn to relax. Some of us may have been told this by others, perhaps even our doctor. Our health can be compromised by having too much stress in our lives. […]

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Why Don’t You Dance

There’s a country song called“Why Don’t You Dance”, that tells about life and how not to miss the most important things in it.  Yet, dancing in and of itself is a phenomenal exercise.  Just like swimming that uses every muscle in your body, dancing is an excellent way to use muscles that you ordinarily don’t, […]

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Let’s Take A Walk

Do you ever chuckle to yourself as you see those dedicated running ‘experts’ trot past your house about the same time every day?  You know; the ones that wear spandex, t-shirts, a baseball cap (sometimes with ponytails), headphones, and carry their water bottle on their hip.  Am I the only one who thinks they look […]

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Fit Over 50

 Discover your own fountain of youth When people think of fitness, they automatically think of exercise, and of course, that is an important part of maintaining one’s health, but it isn’t the only thing that matters. Taking care of yourself is hands down the best fountain of youth that we know of. Don’t take care […]

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