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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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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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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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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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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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3 No Cost Ways to Work Out Naturally

Want to live healthier, longer, and happier? At no cost? Then follow the advice from Annie Get Your Gun by “doin’ what comes naturally.” The following activities are all free – preservative free, fee-free, carefree! Look to nature and your body’s natural, internal pharmacy to get you where you want to go.

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Poll results: What Motivates You to Work Out?

What gets you to exercise? We polled you about your top fitness fears and motivators. Wonder what the survey revealed? The top 5 reasons baby boomers work out are ….

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Solving Knee Pain: What Is and Isn’t Working

Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA I knew I was facing at least two knee surgeries. What I wasn’t sure of was when. My plan was to stave off the knife and downtime for sometime in the next decade. (Read part one of my knee saga via this link). Turns out my right knee– the formerly “good” one– […]

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Fun + Fit + Midlife = Functional Aging Specialists

If you move better, you feel better. And when you feel better, you …. Find out how this relates to the Functional Aging Specialist Certification we are on our way to earning.

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Knee Pain? Just Say No … Didn’t Work

Any other baby boomers out there with knee, toe, or other joint-related issues? Track with me as I try more than 7 methods to reduce knee pain and avoid surgery. Can we say so long to chronic joint pain?

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