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Napercise Feature
Fitness

Napercise: The Workout of Your Dreams

We’re here! Kicking up our (yawn) Louboutins as we take on those awaited back-burner projects (yawn) to revel in new adventures and relationships a... Read More
Senior Sports Feature
Fitness

Senior Sports: You Can Still Be An Athlete

I started composing this post with the intention of providing information about a certain sports organization. As I researched I realized that my goal... Read More
Functional Fitness Feature
Fitness

The Good News About Functional Fitness

Functional fitness involves using exercises that enhance and strengthen the muscles groups and movements we use in our daily lives. Much like a baseba... Read More
healthy habits
Fitness

3 Healthy Habits to Maintain Strong Bones

As we age, our bodies begin to change in many ways. Some of the changes can start to occur as early as our 20s. Unless we remain aware of what our bod... Read More
back pain
Fitness

4 Exercise Mistakes That Could Harm Your Back

The devil is in the details. So it is with exercise! Small mistakes that could be causing back pain often lurk not in the exercises themselves, but in... Read More
interval training
Fitness

Why You Need to Change Your Exercise and Diet Plan

Maybe you’ve always been able to keep your energy up—and your weight down—with minimal effort. But don’t be surprised if that luck runs dry af... Read More
chair pose
Fitness

Yoga: Utkatasana – Basic Chair Pose

Utkatasana (Chair Pose) gives strength to your thighs and ankles, while elongating the shoulders, butt, hips, and back. It gives lots of stretching to... Read More
Resistance Training Feature
Fitness

5 Resistance Training Exercises for Women Over 50

The idea of using your body weight to get stronger is exciting, but it’s not exactly new. People of all ages have been doing push-ups since the earl... Read More
fun workout
Fitness

7 Fun Workout Trends You Can Own, Plus One to Pass On

Fitness after 50 is even more important. After you turn 50, changes in your body, such as hormone fluctuations, affect your health in a variety of way... Read More
resistance training
Fitness

The After 50 Fitness Formula for Women

Dara Torres said she was much more aware of what her body could do as she returned to swimming as an older athlete. It empowered her as long as she li... Read More
Stay Fit
Fitness

Pack Light, Stay Fit

Return from summer vacation happy, healthy and fit! Rest, relaxation, lazy afternoons, what’s not to like?! Coming back 5 lbs heaver, that’s not ... Read More
weighted hula hoop
Fitness

Hula Hooping to a Healthier You

Want to add a fun, effective, ‘do anywhere’ workout to stay fit this summer? Consider a weighted hula hoop workout. Yes, it’s ‘a thing.’ ... Read More
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