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Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off.
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A Walk is as Good as a Run

Brisk walking may be as good for your heart health as a run if you ….

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5 Ways Yoga Reduces Stress for Women Over 50: Guest Post from Randi Ragan

Got stress? Then get yoga! Try these 5 approaches for reducing stress, designed especially for women over 50 new to yogic practice. From guest poster, Randi Ragan

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Exercises That Are Joint-Friendly for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Got sore joints but want to work out? A reader with Felty’s syndrome (a rare form of rheumatoid arthritis) as us what she can do to restart an exercise program after a 5 year hiatus. Her bones ache and body talks back to her, but she does have options.

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Earth Day Food and Wine Weekend: Sustainability in Practice

Discover a wine event that celebrates sustainability in food AND wine – Earth Day Food and Wine Weekend in Templeton, California. If you can’t come, you can buy one of the 1.5 millions cases of Sustainability in Practice (SIP) wines near you, which might cheer you up about missing the event.

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Are These Boomer-Friendly Fitness Trends in Your Future?

Which fitness products, trends, and exercises lie in your future active life? Catch highlights from the recent 2015 IHRSA Convention and Trade show. Would you try these new things suited for Boomers (or anyone who wants to age actively, yet has joint aches and pains and limitations)?!

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Actively Aging with People Your Own Age

Last weekend’s BAM – Bloggers at Midlife conference – was the first time I’ve been around a large group of people my same age since my 10-year high school reunion in the 80s. I enjoy being with people of all ages, yet there is something to be said for spending time with people who have similar concerns, interests, cultural references, histories, fears and joys.

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Hormone Hell to Hormone Heal: Guest Post by Debra Atkinson

To get the hormone bullies off your playground, discover your GPS for stopping the way hormones plot against your best efforts. Here’s how you can put up the good fight. No mo’ ho’s wrecking your plans for energy and vitality.

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How To Start an Exercise Program: Do the Least Possible

A midlife reader confesses that she needs to begin something –anything–physical. As she puts it “starting is just the hardest thing. The first step feels insurmountable. Help!” What is the best approach? It’s probably the OPPOSITE of what you think.

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Silken Cinnamon and Almond Milk Smoothie

Nearly every work morning I make a protein shake as I fly out the door to teach. Ninety-nine times out of 100, I use unsweetened vanilla almond milk in that shake.

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How Do You Pick the Best Workout Shoe?

Which are the BEST shoes for working out, walking, taking fitness classes, going to and from the gym, or for feet that are in pain? Use this criteria:

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