Surely no one wants to think of themselves as dependent or frail – and everyone’s fitness goals are different, ranging from healthy function to high-level sports competition On the spectrum of physical ability, where do you rank? More importantly, where do you want to rank? Let’s look at a five-point scale. Most people over [...]
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The couple that exercises together stays together. The couple that exercises together stays together. Just ask Steve and Lisa Jones, who work out at a gym three times a week and hike or run two other days. They’ve been married 40 years and happily recall their Valentine’s story beginning five years before, when [...]
Are you making travel plans for spring and summer? Be sure to include exercise in your discussions so you can stay active while you’re away. Are you making travel plans for spring and summer? Be sure to include exercise in your discussions so you can stay active while you’re away. Of course, traveling [...]
Our clients are living proof that people over 50 want to stay active and healthy while enjoying the quality of life that exercise brings. Remember the old “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” commercial? It’s amazing how that image of a helpless, frail and frightened older woman has persisted. In fact, it [...]
Time and again, polls show that we value our health more than anything. Or, at least, we say we do. People over 50 say they want to maintain their independence as long as possible, to enjoy the life they want to live for as long as they can. At 62, Kathy Jean is [...]
It’s not hard to see why countless Americans and Canadians over 50 like to spend these months somewhere warmer. In northern climates, wintertime can mean physical challenges for anyone. Snowbirds heading south for the winter have a lot to look forward to. The milder weather. The sunshine. Seeing old friends. And we know [...]