Want to Have Peace of Mind? Get Moving!

Want to know your risk for dementia? It may be related to your fitness level.

Avoid Falls From Age Related Muscle Loss!

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who was a trailblazer as the first female chair of the House Rules Committee, died today. She died just one week after falling in her D.C. home.

Why You Should “Play I Some Music…”

Who doesn’t love music? With all of the different genres of music out there, there is something for everyone. Not a day goes by where we don’t hear some type of music, whether it is on the television, in the car, in the grocery store, at the dentist’s office, at a restaurant or via our headphones at the gym.

What You Need to Know About Doping

Doping is in the news again. In just a few days, the 2018 Winter Olympic Games will kick off in South Korea.

What’s Wrong with Being Sedentary Especially After You Reach 50

When you get home from a long day of work, it’s maybe tempting to pour yourself a glass of wine, plop down on the couch and watch your favorite shows. And if you’re not a morning person, waking up to workout before work may seem unfathomable.

Yoga! Bending Over Backwards Might Actually Help That Back Pain

Pain in the low back area is a common complaint. It is the most prevalent reported pain, according to a recent report, and one of the leading causes of emergency department visits. Low back pain also affects roughly one third of adults aged 65-74.

What’s the Secret to Longevity? It May Be Golf

Golf is a sport that is enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. About 25 million Americans play this sport. I have been playing golf for nearly twenty years. I love the sport. It is an activity that has kept me both physically and mentally fit. It is engaging and taught me humility, patience, discipline, perseverance and the ability to focus on improving my thinking in order to be successful both at the sport and life.

Yoga Isn’t the Only Way to Clear Your Mind, Try Tai Chi

When it comes to combining meditation and mind-body exercise, most of us might immediately think of yoga and perhaps all the excuses that come with it—“I don’t know the poses,” “I’m not that flexible” or “I’m too old for that.” Sound familiar?

You Need to Hear this Before You Let Your Kids Just “Lounge” Around the House All Summer

School’s out, but before you let the kids “relax,” a.k.a. lounge around and play video games, binge watch TV or text all day, you may want to consider the benefits of less sedentary hobbies. Keeping a healthy routine of physical activity may help protect children from certain diseases, according to a new study.

Senator Thom Tillis Collapses During Bike Race! Learn How You Can Be Proactive!

Yesterday, North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis collapsed during a three mile bike race in Washington, D.C. Tillis, who is 56-years-old, was taken away in an ambulance, and some reports say he needed CPR.

Making Neighborhoods More Walkable Can Help Us All Enjoy Better Health

According to Walk Score, a website that rates the walkability of neighborhoods anywhere in the United States, Canada and Australia on a scale of zero to 100, “The average resident of a walkable neighborhood weighs 6-10 pounds less than someone who lives in a sprawling (versus compact) neighborhood.”

How Much Should I Be Exercising For My Age?

Physical activity is an important cornerstone for a healthy life. We know it can help with weight management, disease prevention, heart health and better sleep -- at any age!

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