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Exercise Makes Getting Outside Even Better

Getting in shape at a gym or fitness studio is a great way to spend time outside.   Wait – what?   It’s true. Getting fit or staying fit helps people over 50 enjoy tennis, golf and gardening; playing with the grandkids; walking, jogging or bicycling…...

Healthy Recipe, Chickpeas with Baby Spinach

This is easy to put together, mostly from items you probably already have. It's good on its own, or with couscous, jasmine rice or pasta. It's easily modified with your favorite seasonings, like curry, and extras like tomatoes and onion.  Ingredients...

Research Keeps Showing How Meditation Is So Helpful

Slow down and relax. Unplug. Take it easy. These are all phrases to describe an ancient practice that helps improve physical, mental and spiritual health: meditation. A new Canadian study shows that meditation reduces late-life depression and anxiety. It’s just the...

Don’t Let a Case of Nerves Keep You from Getting Fit

Does this sound familiar? You’d like to join a gym, but you don’t think you’re fit enough yet. You’re worried that everyone else there is already in great shape and a lot younger than you. You don’t want to feel uncomfortable or intimidated. Well, the good news is:...

Drink Up: Active Seniors Need to Get Plenty of Water

Are you getting enough water every day? It’s an important question for everyone, especially when temperatures are high outdoors. It’s even more key for older people – and still more relevant for older people who are physically active (which we certainly hope you are)....

Slow-Cooker Honey-Orange Chicken Drumsticks

This slow-cooker chicken recipe makes a perfect alternative to standard tomato-based barbecued chicken. Both kids and adults will devour these drumsticks, doused in a honey-sweetened sauce spiked with orange, ginger and garlic. Ingredients 1/3 cup honey2 teaspoons...

Slow It Down for Safety and Effectiveness

How often in life have we been told to hurry up? Drive faster! Don’t be late! Pick up the pace! But with healthy living after age 50, the opposite is often best. At the gym, we might naturally think we’re supposed to perform a movement as fast as we can. Maybe we’re...

Healthy Recipe, Kale and Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad

Ingredients 1 large bunch kale, trimmed and finely chopped1/2 cup Caesar dressing, or to taste*1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated1 avocado, sliced6 ounces smoked salmon, flaked1 cup croutonsLemon wedges, for serving Directions Place the kale into a large salad bowl. Pour...

Are You Having Fun?

Everybody likes to have fun, right? That’s true for exercise and fitness. It doesn’t matter what age you are or even what you’re doing. If an activity is fun, then you’re more likely to continue doing it. But too many of us don’t see the fun to be had in exercise. We...

Choose Healthy Foods as You Get Older

Recipes are fun, and we’ll share them frequently. But it’s also important to remember the basics of good nutrition as we get older. Here are a few tips from the National Institute on Aging to keep in mind. Drink plenty of liquids. That means water, yes, and also...

Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Breakfast is the most influential meal of the day. If you start your day with sugary pastries or a greasy breakfast sandwich, the rest of your food choices will follow suit. However, when you start your morning with a wholesome and nutritious meal you’ll be more...

Here’s how to Avoid Holiday Pounds

For most of us, the holidays are a time of mixed emotions. You’re excited and anxious to spend time with family, and you’re dreading the extra weight that you know you’re bound to gain. Are these holiday pounds inevitable? Lean in close to catch these seven secret...

Festive Hummus (Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil)

While the red and green speckles give this homemade hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks. What you need Serves 12 1 (15 oz) can...

White Bean Ratatouille

Today I’m sharing a healthy recipe with you that will please your taste buds while taking you one step closer to achieving your fitness goals. Ratatouille is a dish of cooked vegetables that originated in southern France. It is hearty and satisfying, like comfort...