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10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

What a year! Too bad we can’t just snap our fingers and enjoy a “normal” healthy holiday season, right? Well, 2020’s unique circumstances can bring a key reminder about living healthy after 50: Exercise, nutrition, sleep, and stress management are more important than ever – and consistency is vital to getting fit AND to staying …

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Set Your Self-Care Goals Now for the Busy Holiday Season

Are you taking care of yourself? I don’t mean just exercising and eating right – although those are truly important to your health and wellbeing. I also mean “self-care” activities that too many busy mature adults shrug off as self-indulgent, selfish or just not as important as “caring” for others. Things like managing stress, getting …

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Fight Back with Fitness to Stay Strong and Healthy – No Matter Your Age

In a year dominated by a pandemic that hits hardest against mature adults, many are overlooking an obvious way to do their best to stay strong and healthy. By exercising, we gain spectacular health benefits, including a stronger immunity system. These benefits have no age limit. “Whether you’re in your 40s or your 80s, you …

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Fight Obesity, Even As the Trend Soars

Do you want to fit in and follow the latest trends? Then have another plate full of heavy food and start another TV-binge session! Or would you rather fight obesity, even as that particular trend continues to soar? More Americans than ever are obese – 42.4 percent, according to new research. Fight Obesity It’s been …

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10 Tips to Lose Fat After Fifty from Mpls Personal Trainer & Health Coach

What’s your No. 1 goal for fitness and healthy eating? If you’re like most people, it might be to lose weight. Or, more specifically, to lose fat. It’s possible to lose fat after fifty, for sure. Still, our metabolisms slow down as we get older, even as it becomes more important than ever to keep …

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#LetsTalkAboutDementia: Exercise Can Help Lower Your Risk

#LetsTalkAboutDementia If you’re like most people, dementia is one of your greatest fears about aging. By the year 2050, more than 152 million people around the world will have it, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). And while there is no vaccine or cure, research that suggests exercise can reduce the risk or severity of …

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Avoid Obesity during the Pandemic: Eating at Home Can Help

How can you avoid obesity during a global pandemic? Before the coronavirus crisis, Mike was dancing through his healthiest period in years – literally. He’d been taking ballroom dance classes for a few months and loving it. Not only was it fun and social, but Mike, 62, also found it great for his weight and …

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Here’s Why We Need to Lift Weights Later in Life

Let’s talk about muscles and why you need to lift weights to work yours on a regular basis. No, I am not talking about body-building. I am talking about the safest, most effective tool to improve your quality of life. Resistance training helps keep you from falling or otherwise hurting yourself needlessly if you’re later …

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Hydrating Foods: Eat Your Water

Are you making sure to stay hydrated this season? Consuming hydrating foods can help! We’re often told to drink plenty of water – up to an ounce for every pound of body weight is a common recommendation. Getting enough water helps keep us cool, increase our metabolism, and lose weight. You might also know it’s …

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What’s Stopping You From Improving Your Life?

What’s Stopping YOU From Improving Your Life? For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or the money. Or they’re too old… But none of that will keep you independent as you age. It won’t keep you strong enough …

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