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Exercise Can Fight Neuropathy

Exercise Can Fight Neuropathy

Karen Joseph had no idea what was happening years ago when the first symptoms on neuropathy began. She assumed the pain and numbness in her legs were from a spinal injury she suffered in a car crash. But after her diagnosis in 2014, Karen learned how debilitating...

A Fighter Swims His Way to Health

A Fighter Swims His Way to Health

Some people are born fighters, and they don’t lose that spirit just because they reach a certain age. Take Herman Kelly, for example. His first name means soldier or warrior in German, and Herman started life by spending seven days in an incubator, fighting for life....

Couples Who Sweat Together Stay Together

Couples Who Sweat Together Stay Together

There are two kinds of couples when it comes to fitness. Those who work out together. And those who don’t. Which kind of relationship are you in? There are pros and cons for each, of course – and it’s entirely up to you. But since it’s the month of Valentine’s Day,...

Fitness Helped Him Thrive after Back Surgery

Fitness Helped Him Thrive after Back Surgery

For Dr. Bruce Lockhart, right, it was finally back surgery that got him committed to regular exercise near retirement a decade ago. Over the years, he had treated enough patients with chronic back pain to know that he didn’t want to become one after the procedure. So...

How to Love Yourself with Fitness and Health

How to Love Yourself with Fitness and Health

Over the holidays, you were probably focused on loving family and friends. With Valentine’s Day, you might turn attention to a significant other. But what about loving yourself? That’s a foreign concept to many people over 50 who spent decades caring for spouses and...

Where Do You Want to Be in 10 Years?

Where Do You Want to Be in 10 Years?

What a difference a decade makes. Just ask Debbie Stevens. Or Terry Aguilar. Or any of the hundreds of thousands of people participating in Facebook’s #10YearChallenge – including countless people over 50 who have used the last decade to improve their lives through...

Finding the Right Trainer after 50

Finding the Right Trainer after 50

New year, new you – new personal trainer? Countless people resolve each year to get in shape. And many over 50 might decide they need the guidance a personal trainer can provide. We think that’s great, either way. And we can help connect you with the right trainer for...

Exercise Boosts Your Metabolism at Any Age

Exercise Boosts Your Metabolism at Any Age

You might’ve heard people talk about their metabolism and how it relates to their weight, maybe in statements like these: “I never gain a pound – I guess I just have a high metabolism.” Or: “I keep gaining weight since I turned 40. My metabolism must have slowed...

Running Is Good Exercise, Even after 50

Running Is Good Exercise, Even after 50

Elmo Shropshire was already a champion horse trainer, longtime veterinarian, and singer of a “love it or hate it” Christmas hit when he started running at age 55. By 70, he finished the New York City Marathon ninth in his age division. He found even greater success in...

22 Reasons to be Fit in ’22

22 Reasons to be Fit in ’22

Heading into a new year, so many of us are determined to take better care of ourselves – but then too often lose our steam by about the third week in January. It helps if you have good reasons to get fit – or, heck, even to stay fit, if you’re already active. Some of...