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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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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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Fire those bad habits

4 Stages to Healthier Habits

Do you have a health habit you want to improve? There are 4 stages of behavior change. Yup, only 4 and you can count them on the hand that isn’t holding a cigarette, remote control, or cream puff. Want to know what they are?

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Workout for Dads

As our parents (and grandparents) age, they tend to lose a lot of their strength, mobility and balance. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Father’s Day is right around the corner, so this mini-workout is designed to help older dads (and moms) get around that corner under their own power!

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Post-Workout Protein: Soy Revisited

In 1973, the movie “Soylent Green” was set in the far future of 2022! A detective, played by Charlton Heston, is marked for death when “he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.” There’s no way we’ll tell you the secret of Soylent Green, but we will tell you that the “foodstuff” is full of protein. Speaking of protein, some research has just come out about soy that has exciting implications for …

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Posture

Fix Your Posture – Part 2

Learn our quick zip trick to look 10 years younger and 10 pounds lighter in less than 10 seconds. We bring you a guest posture maven for your viewing and “stand up tall” pleasure — our mom! She made us what we are today — alive! Oh, and lifted up posturally.

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Dinosaurs had tiny brains

Brain Envy: Be Thinner, Smarter & Happier

Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Body” and 27 other books talks about the secrets to being thinner, smarter and happier.” Want to know those secrets? You just KNOW we’re going to mention exercise, don’t you? Click on the title to read the post and see a picture of Dr. Amen trying to run from us!

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Sailing Along Until a Stroke: Jerry & Ginny’s Inspirational Exercise Story

There they were–sailing around the world, enjoying retirement, creating art, when BAM! Jerry had a stroke, and not a stroke of luck either! Ginny and he kicked into a different gear; joined a gym to recover, and are now back on track. Or is that on tack? Click on the title to read their Inspirational Story.

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Stability, Balance and Age

Does balance have to decrease with age? How can you increase stability and balance with each passing year? Can “The Who” and Alfred Hitchcock help at all? Let’s just state right up front that drinking and balance go together like fish and bicycles! Please click on the title link to see the whole post.

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Kettlebell Workouts: Yes or No?

Ding dongs should not be wielding kettlebells. Only professionals need apply. And crazy Russians. Are kettelbells naughty or nice or just too loaded with spice? Like any piece of equipment, kettlebells are as good as the person using them or leading others in their use. So love your qualified fitness expert! And check credentials. Someone put the kettle on!

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