Seniors Fitness

Beating Belly Bulge and High Blood Pressure After 50

By Doug Setter Most health and fitness books for seniors totally miss the mark when it comes to losing belly fat and lowering blood pressure. Almost every article and book on the shelf preaches the same approach for tummy flattening and lowering blood pressure: dieting and exercising.I used to buy into that theory until I…

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Baby Boomers: Turn Back the Clock on Your Heart 20 Years With Exercise

By Julie Gorges I’m loving this latest report. According to a new study, even if you’ve been pretty much a couch potato for most your life, it’s not too late. You can still get in shape now in late middle-age and help your heart function as if it were 20 years younger.The study published in…

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Turning 60 During a Pandemic

By Julie Gorges Last week, I turned 60.Maybe in different times, I would be upset by the fact that most my life is over. However, in the midst of the pandemic and civil unrest, this landmark birthday seems like a minor thing.Instead, this turning point in my life seems like the perfect time to reflect…

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5 Important Hiking Safety Tips For Active Seniors

By Daniel J. Smith Camping, hiking and the outdoors are for everyone, young or old. Being out in nature provides plenty of health benefits to all of us, that’s why it’s no surprise that more and more older adults see the appeal of hiking to keep active and healthy.Follow these important hiking safety tips for…

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Your Health Going Forward

By Hilary Green So, is this you today??? Or this???OK! So You’re not 25 (or even close?) AnymoreSo what do you do about it? Sit back in your chair and just accept you’re getting older? Nothing you can do about that anyway (shrug) right? Or! – Make each day Count! Fine! – And how the…

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Tips to Slow Down Aging

By Dr. Pran Rangan The aging is a process of becoming older, which is genetically determined and environmentally modulated. It is a natural process. Everyone must undergo the process at his or her own time and pace. It denotes time-bound deterioration of physiological functions necessary for survival and fertility.According to World Health Organization, ageing is…

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6 Key Steps To Healthy Aging

By A B Fraser, MD Healthy aging seems so straightforward, doesn’t it? Yet few people think into the future. However, you would be surprised to know the actual number of people who age gracefully, without significant health issues.Can regular people avoid these health issues? Most definitely. But you will have to make some changes to…

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Exercise Tips For Older Adults

By P.S. Orr Older adults need to stay active as they age in order to enjoy a fuller, happier and more active life. There are many good reasons to stay fit as you age and to continue exercising for the rest of your life. Healthy activity helps to keep your bones strong, dissipate depression that…

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Food and Exercise Tips for Bone Health

By Bonnie R Giller Bones set the foundation for life as we know it in our bodies. They give us shape, help us to stand tall, and keep everything in place. It’s important to give them as much love and attention as we can. Through diet and exercise, you can build up your bones to…

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How Seniors Can Prevent Falls

By Mike D. Ross Falls among older individuals are, unfortunately, quite common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States. People who have fallen sometimes develop a fear of falling that can lead to decreased participation in activities…

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