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Baby Boomers: Conquering The Battle Of The Bulge

By Debbie Frye Are you ready to start checking off that bucket list yet? I asked myself that question last year when I made my list. I realized one of the things I had to do first was get healthier and fit so I could do the things I wanted to do on that list.…

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Seventy (70) Is The New Forty (40) – Exercising Your Total Body Is Good News For Baby Boomers

By V Landry Seventy (70) is the new Forty (40). To a lot of you that sounds like a lot of BS, as you sit there with aches and pains in places you never knew you had. I’m 70 so I know what you’re feeling. As we age our metabolism slows down, muscle mass shrinks…

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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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Importance of Strength Training for Old Persons

By Dr. Pran Rangan On an average, we lose 5 percent of our muscle mass every 10 years after the age of 35, if we don’t do anything about it. Loss of muscle mass is also known as sarcopenia.The precise causes of sarcopenia aren’t fully understood. Lack of exercise, poor nutrition, hormonal changes, and general…

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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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