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.
Do you ever get into a mood rut, where you just can’t find your mojo, or passion, or gumption, or meaning, or even your special purpose? Some days, being a woman over 50 sucks. Lately I wake up tired and feeling beaten down, and I don’t know why. Turns out a walk is the magic “happy” pill.
If you are a woman in your late 40s and up, you are probably at the age when yoga is a great way to look and feel more beautiful from the inside out. This guest post from Lexi Yoga shares some of the internal benefits of starting yoga as a Boomer woman.