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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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Feel Like Super Woman

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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Can Your Wearable Medical Technology Do All This?

What are some of the technology options midlifers, older adults, and caregivers can take advantage of? The inventions and capabilities are pretty cool and ingenious! In fact, we’ll go so far as to say you can find wearable technology that covers land, water, and air! To assess what is best for your situation, consider the following 7 actions:

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At the Jamba Juice FitExpo

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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Hiking at dawn at Rancho la Puerta

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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Skyflying in LA - Kymberly

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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