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5 Worrisome Challenges Facing Older Adults

What would you do with 30 extra years of life? Give them back due to concern about adding years to your life without adding life to those years? Or make an active aging plan based on 5 key suggestions.

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Can Walking Really Get You to Your (Fit) Destination?

Are you walking for weight loss? Health and longevity? To improve your mood and mental hardiness? Then get in those 10,000 steps per day.

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Be Inspired to Age Actively: Deborah Szekely at 91

How do you picture yourself at 91? What are you willing to do today, tomorrow, and the rest of your life to be all you can be? What do you still want to accomplish? How much energy will you need for that? How will you make up for any “downsizing” that occurs, literally or metaphorically?

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Six Amazing (and Possibly Gross) Health Future Trends

At the recent FitSocial conference, Dr. Carol Torgan shared 6 future health trends. Wonder what poop, probiotics & colitis have in common? Read the future!

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Move Your Body to Improve Your Brain

Got an idea what the second most powerful thing you can do to improve brain function might be? What factor just moved to the number one spot?

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Live Longer; Leave Money for Loved Ones; Combat Obesity Rates

For every minute you walk briskly, you can reap a potential gain of one to seven extra minutes of life! Midlifers especially benefit from putting in at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise (such as brisk walking or a cardio class). If you increase your intensity to a strenuous level, you can double the effect.

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Abs Exercise for Older Adults: No Head or Neck Strain with this No-Crunch Move

Wonder how you can work your abs without lifting your head or straining your neck. Wonder no more, as the “Bug” core move will give you stronger, more attractive abs. Whether you’re a baby boomer, older adult, person with neck or head soreness, or simply someone who wants a great option to strengthen your abdominals without rounding forward into spinal flexion, this video post will show you what to do.

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6 Practical Fitness Tips for Older Adults

Do you plan to continue working out while anticipating and minimizing stresses on your “not getting any younger” body? Adapt your exercise outlook to incorporate 6 tips specifically for active aging adults, aka baby boomers!

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Motivation, Fun Fit Facts, and Pretty Pictures for Boomers

Need motivation to get moving now that it’s summer? Whether you are a baby boomer, woman of a certain age, or one day plan to be such, please enjoy the following Fun Fit Facts and Stats. You’ll be ready to lace up your workout shoes once you read this post. For instance, did you know that for every hour you walk you extend your lifespan by ….

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Do You Fear Falling as You Age?

Have you ever had a bad fall that affected the way you live your life? Fear of falling starts to haunt us as we hit middle age. We (and our parents) stop doing things we once enjoyed because we fear injury. When an activity feels risky after a fall, and we then avoid that activity, our worlds shrink just a little.

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