Thousands of Older Athletes Race Back for the National Senior Games

Thousands of Older Athletes Race Back for the National Senior Games

One of our favorite events for active agers is back for the first time since 2019. We love the National Senior Games because of the boundless inspiration they offer everyone, regardless of age or fitness level.Thousands of people will gather in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to compete in track and field events, plus softball, tennis, pickleball, […]

Fitness Over 50: FAQs

Fitness Over 50: FAQs

Here are some of the questions we’re often asked regarding exercise after age 50. Let us know of any other questions you have! We are happy to answer them. Question: Will lifting weights make me big and bulky? Answer: No! Strength training is absolutely essential to healthy living as we get older. We’re not talking about body […]

Need Motivation for Fitness Over 50? Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Need Motivation for Fitness Over 50? Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

  Did you or any of your kids have braces growing up? You probably remember how hard it was to understand that the benefits from the sacrifice would long outlast the temporary inconvenience of wearing them. Maybe you learned to focus on the smile you would always have – rather than the metal you would […]

‘Plant-Based’ Eating Leaves Plenty of Healthy Room

‘Plant-Based’ Eating Leaves Plenty of Healthy Room

It used to be simple when discussing dietary lifestyle choices. You were a meat-eater or a vegetarian, right? Then came more extremes — “whole food” eating that eliminates processed food, and veganism that cuts out all animal products. But now, not everybody wants to limit their food identity to “strictly this” or “exclusively that.” We […]

Mobility for Active Adults: How Exercise Keeps Us Moving Right

Mobility for Active Adults: How Exercise Keeps Us Moving Right

People in Utah are known for enjoying healthy, active lifestyles. That includes downhill skiing on the magnificent mountains, a sport that requires strength, endurance, and mobility – or the full range of motion in our joints. In Salt Lake City, many mature adults who want to continue their activities see trainer Ryan Carver. He explains […]

‘Golden Girl’ vs. J-Lo? What These Images Really Reveal about Active Aging Today

‘Golden Girl’ vs. J-Lo? What These Images Really Reveal about Active Aging Today

What These Images Really Reveal about Active Aging Today Are you a “Golden Girl” or a showgirl? This meme of Rue McClanahan and Jennifer Lopez went viral, comparing the “Golden Girls” actress in 1985 to the unstoppable superstar during her Super Bowl halftime show this year. You get the sense it’s supposed to be a […]

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