What Fitness Aid is Best for You?

What Fitness Aid is Best for You? By Leah Lancione Back in the day you only needed a pair of sneakers and an outfit—maybe a pair of running shorts and a tank top or a leotard and exercise tights for your workout. However, these days there’s a plethora of exercise apparel from compression tights, tanks […]

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Is This the Year to Join a Health Club?

Is This the Year to Join a Health Club? By Leah Lancione “Oh no,” you say. “Not again. Not another plea to make a New Year’s resolution involving diet and exercise!” OK, I won’t do my usual spiel about how your food choices affect your health, both short- and long-term, and how adding daily exercise […]

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The Longest Journey Begins with the First Step …

The Longest Journey Begins with the First Step … By Edree Downing Have you heard enough about all the wonderful benefits of exercise? Are you ready to get out there and actually do it? You know all the stats – if we’d just do a couple of hours each week, we’d all live long enough […]

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A Good Vibe

A Good Vibe By Melissa Conroy Something that tickles your toes could also help sooth your aching back, increase your bone density and help shed pounds: vibration exercise. Vibration exercise or vibration therapy is a growing trend in the fitness world today, and more people are getting “good vibrations” from this type of exercise. While […]

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Getting Back on Your Bike – Terrific at Any Age

Getting Back on your Bike – Terrific at Any Age! By Joanne R. Alloway            Most of us must work in different ways to stay in shape as we age. I felt this profoundly when my knees began hurting, my hair rebelled at swimming in chlorinated pools and my gym visits dwindled to twice weekly. […]

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WHY YOGA?

WHY YOGA? Are There Benefits for the Boomer? By Kater Leatherman           Did you know that with yoga, you’re never too old to start? And did you also know that if you can move you can do yoga? And further, did you know that it will enhance your overall well-being? So, why yoga? Well, it […]

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Naptown’s Finest Set To Conquer The National Senior Games

Naptown’s Finest Set To Conquer The National Senior Games By Leah Lancione                     Cleveland will be hosting the National Senior Games from July 19 to Aug. 1 with more than 14,000 athletes aged 50 and older, including a large and competitive contingent of Marylanders. Athletes will be competing in 19 sports at what is […]

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Five Quick and Easy Fixes to Help You Feel Better Now

Five Quick and Easy Fixes to Help You Feel Better Now 1. Stand Tall.  That round shouldered hunch is too easy to slip into as we age.  Try to straighten that back and those shoulders.  It magically gives the body the appearance of being ten pounds lighter.  You’ll also feel better. 2. Drink lots of water or […]

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What’s the Pointe in Taking up Ballet Now?

 What’s the Pointe in Taking up Ballet Now? By Leah Lancione If you saw last year’s acclaimed movie Black Swan you know it portrays a different side of ballet…one that sheds light on its severe physical and mental demands for ballerinas. However, despite ballet’s potentially grueling components, it can be a graceful and cathartic way […]

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Time “fore” Taking up Golf!

Time “fore” Taking up Golf! By Leah Lancione To some, golf is nothing more than an expensive, time-consuming activity that prompts some players to wear downright silly attire. To others, golf is a dearly-loved hobby that requires all the skills and dexterity of other major sports—balance, hand-eye coordination, form, precision and plenty of mental fortitude […]

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Are Wii Fit?

Are Wii Fit? By Cindy Rott The Wii Video Gaming system (a Nintendo product) is all the rage, but is it for you? Senior centers across the country are having Olympic Wii tournaments and physical rehabilitation centers are having their patients doing rehab while playing a game. Critics are wowed with the video game console […]

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Weigh Less, Live More

Weigh Less, Live More (This is the third in a series of articles on finding the right foods to naturally rev up your metabolism and see lasting weight loss.) By Ellen Kittredge While there are as many fad diets these days as you can count on your fingers and toes many times over, there is […]

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5 Best Jogging Trails in the Bay Area

5 Best Jogging Trails in the Bay Area By Penelope Folsom Life is good. We made it through yet another winter and here it is almost time to shed those bulky coats and itchy wooly mittens and get back into some outdoor fun. How about jogging? If you’ve never done it before, perhaps this is […]

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The Natural Cure for the Common Cold

The Natural Cure for the Common Cold By Melissa Conroy  Colder weather is upon us, and that means long nights of burrowing under quilts, evenings spent sipping tea in front of a fire and days indoors with friends and loved ones. Unfortunately it also means that colds, coughs and flu bugs are rampant. Since we […]

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Yoga Power!

Yoga Power! By Melissa Conroy  If you are looking to start a workout routine or change the one you have, there are a dizzying array of options available. You can try slide aerobics (put on some plastic booties and slide around on an 8-foot slab of plastic), jazzercise, Taibo, kickboxing, water aerobics, pole dancing exercises […]

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Biking for Fun and Exercise

Biking for Fun and Exercise By Kathryn Marchi  Who doesn’t love autumn?  The heat may still be around in September and early October, but the humidity is greatly diminished and the evenings are definitely cooler.  Swimming may be over for those with outdoor pools but lots of people still walk, run and play tennis to […]

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An ABSolutely Great Way to Lose Weight, Gain Muscle and Feel Great

An ABSolutely Great Way to Lose Weight, Gain Muscle and Feel Great By Melissa Conroy  For the aspiring dieter, there are literally hundreds of diets out there and many of them are frankly wacky: the cabbage soup diet, the drinking man’s diet, the master cleanse diet, the grape jelly and the parsnips diet. OK, I […]

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It’s Never too Late to Strengthen Those Muscles

It’s Never too Late to Strengthen Those Muscles By Neil Moran      The generation before us may have been rightfully dubbed the “Greatest Generation,” as described by Tom Brokaw in his bestseller. However, they may have had some misconceptions about exercise as you age.      One misconception is that you don’t lift weights after age […]

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Feel Younger and Energized – Take Up Jogging

Feel Younger and Energized — Take Up Jogging By Leah Lancione      Some may think jogging is only for the young and uber-energetic, but it’s not true. There are many men and women who jog or run all the way through their “golden” years. According to the American Physical Therapy Association’s publication For the Young […]

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