Fitness wearables are all the rage these days, and for good reason. Devices that track your footsteps, calories burned and weight lost are excellent for keeping yourself accountable, staying in shape and keeping an eye on your health. They can also make working out more fun and fulfilling by providing tangible proof when you improve […]
Just like our muscles, our brains need regular exercise to remain healthy and strong. Just as you can retain your strength and muscle mass with resistance training, you can also keep your mind sharp and memory clear with a variety of activities and mental exercises. Here are nine brain-boosting techniques you can use every day. […]
You know exercise is good for you, and you’d always made an effort to participate in favorite physical activities to stay fit and active. But as we get older, certain types of exercise may not be as appealing or practical as they once were. There’s one healthy activity that can be done by most people […]
We all know that exercise is a great way to take care of both our body and mind. However, it’s important to make sure you aren’t overdoing it—especially when you start a new exercise regimen. As a senior, you may find that your body doesn’t respond to exercise the same way it did when you […]
For many adults of all ages, exercising around others creates feelings of anxiety and self-consciousness. Unfortunately, this negative experience can lead to decreased activity level, depression and a host of other health concerns. But here’s the good news: You don’t need to be a regular gymgoer or attend formal fitness classes to stay active. Exercising […]
How often to train, what equipment to use – 6 tips to buff up safely By Linda Melone for Next Avenue It’s easy enough to go for a walk or bike ride without professional instruction, but figuring out the weight training landscape can be a challenge. How much weight should you lift? How many […]
You’ve always dreamed of it – retiring and gaining the freedom to pursue your passions and create your own schedule. But whether you’ll focus on travelling, writing, cooking or family, don’t forget retirement’s most important commitment: staying active.