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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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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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Top 7 Tips to Get Fit in 7 Weeks

A reader writes, “I’ve gotten fluffy. I need to be bikini worthy in 7 weeks — when I’ll be in Hawaii. What are the top weight loss tips you can suggest?” Is this midlife woman’s goal possible? Safe? Sustainable? If not, then what?

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Fitness Fears and Motivators: Tell Us Yours

What fears do you have related to your body, mind and aging? What motivates you to be active? Please take our 2 short polls and get your voice heard.

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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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