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Stay in your Prime with strength training, low impact aerobic exercise, integrated movement routines, Pilates, or yoga with direction from our fitness editors.

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Fitness

Is THIS The Missing Piece in Your Strength Workout?

Getting into the gym is an accomplishment in and of itself, right? Right. But what you do once you hit the mat or bench is just as important. There is... Read More
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Fitness

Yes, You Are Strong: Why Women Over 50 Should Try CrossFit

Regardless of whether or not you're a gym rat or a fitness novice, you've probably heard of CrossFit. This workout involves a combination of weightlif... Read More
exercises for knee pain
Fitness

Reduce Knee Pain with 5 Knee Strengthening Exercises

If you have knee pain, it can be difficult to exercise. Not only are you unable to do certain exercises, but some movements may cause pain, which make... Read More
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Fitness

12 Trainers Share Fitness Tips for Women Over 45

We all age. That's a fact of life. And as we age, we may lose strength, flexibility, stamina, and our ability to recover quickly. That split that was&... Read More
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Fitness

17 Best Workout Apps for Women Over 50

Women over 50 know they need to improve their fitness levels but can still have a hard time fitting it into their busy schedules. While they might cra... Read More
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Fitness

Exercise Tips to Fight Postmenopausal Weight Gain

Over a hundred women write, post, or call me daily with a question about postmenopausal weight gain and their questions are very similar: “Why ca... Read More
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Fitness

5-Minute Barre Workout: Outer Thigh Fat Burner

All you need is a chair in this 5-minute barre workout for your outer thighs. Engage and strengthen your thighs and glutes for a stronger, more stable... Read More
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Fitness

The Best Back Workouts for Women

What are the best back workouts for women? That was the question from readers I’m answering in this post. Here’s the truth though — no two women... Read More
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Fitness

5-Minute Barre Workout: Sculpt Your Inner Thighs for Leaner Legs

Plié your way through this barre workout for long-looking, lean legs! These exercises will slim and strengthen your legs and glutes. All you need for... Read More
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Fitness

Common Fitness Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Staying fit is an important factor to leading a healthy life. Many women over 50 enjoy adding fitness to their weekly or daily routines. But for even ... Read More
4 Step Workout to lose cellulite
Fitness

Lose Cellulite With This 4-Step Workout Plan

If those adorable dimples you once got so much attention for have been replaced by the kind you want to hide, you’re not alone. 99% percent of ... Read More
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Fitness

You May Want To Take Up Rowing—Here’s Why

When Theresa Domitrovic, 55, was invited by a friend to try a rowing class, she wasn’t too excited. In fact, she remembers trying to get out of goin... Read More