Balance, a Use It or Lose It Proposition
The first thing I want you to do is to stop reading, get up and stand on one foot for 60 seconds. Go ahead.  Try it.  Get up and stand on one foot without holding onto anything. If you were successful, congrats you are on your way to having a great sense of balance.   If not, that’s ok [more]
How To Create A Moving Life
  Getting older is a challenge.  There’s no denying.  Time marches on.  And truth be told, it's not much fun. But because you’re a baby boomer, I have no doubt you’re determined to make your “third act” purposeful and active.  We are a generation of ‘do-ers’ and that does [more]
Strong Women, Healthy Women – Body Weight Exercises To Increase Your Strength
  It’s not pretty.  But loss of muscle mass, decreased bone density and weight gain are all part of the changes we face heading into our 50’s and 60’s. And while it can be discouraging, even depressing, the good news is that there is something you can do about these changes.   You [more]
Flexibility – 5 Stretches Designed to Keep You Moving
I don't know about you, but some days I’m just really stiff and sore.  It might be a stiff back when I wake up, sometimes it’s a sense all day that my joints are just not getting enough lube, kind of like the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz.  And then some days I feel nice and flexible. No [more]
Over 50?  Here Are 5 Things You MUST Include In Your Fitness Program.
Let’s face it.  When you hit 50 it seems that every ounce of your body begins to change.  Hot flashes, sleepless nights, weight gain, fatigue - the list is long.  It’s as if your body’s owner’s manual no longer applies and you have to figure out a whole new approach to feeling healthy and [more]
For Lordy’s Sake Stay Healthy
I had a great grandmother who admonished, "Don't wish your life away.  And while that’s sage advice, I find February to be a month I spend wondering if I should have made some resolutions for the year ahead. I haven’t. Nope, I got to February and can breathe a sigh of relief. Does anyone [more]
One year ago I finally let myself go gray. My hair that is. What better metaphor for embracing this time of life, this amazing, frustrating, funny, uncomfortable, time of life than Going Gray? I didn’t get to gray easily or lightly, and the journey continues. Like you, I’m making it up as I [more]
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