Category: Exercise & Fitness

benefits of stretching in the morning
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As our body ages and changes, self-care becomes more than a desire, it is essential! So, the benefits of stretching in the morning become more than just a nice list of good things that we’d like to see happen. They can actually help us live a healthier and happier life: reduced stress improved posture better circulation increased flexibility improved balance When I turned 40 I felt great, and looking back, why wouldn’t I? I was

8 benefits of good posture as we age
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Simple Exercises to Improve Posture One of the most satisfying results of the last annual physical I had was to verify that my height hadn’t changed – I was still 63 1/2 inches tall. Yay! And, as a woman in my mid 60’s my body shouldn’t be shrinking if I’m making wise decisions about a healthy lifestyle as I age. When researching for this post and 8 benefits of good posture, postural kyphosis, sometimes known

benefits of exercise on aging
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Most of the time I don’t feel like someone in my mid 60’s. My efforts to eat well, exercise regularly, and pay attention to what my body, mind, and spirit are telling me, help me to live most of my days to the fullest. Even so, I am realizing that there are things my body just doesn’t want to do as it has in the past. It wouldn’t be unusual for me to go through

Tiosebon shoes review - knitted walking shoes
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It’s no secret that I love to walk. And right now, I’m doing a lot of walking inside my home as part of our ‘stay at home’ order due to the coronavirus outbreak. So I walk, jog, march in place, and whatever else I can do to get in at least 10,000 steps each day. The weather is warming up, though, so I’ll be taking to the sidewalk (at the appropriate social distance) very soon

benefits of functional fitness
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We know that exercise is one of the keys to maintaining our strength and overall health as women in midlife. Aerobic exercise and strength training are topics I discuss regularly as well as engage in just about every day of my life. But wait…there’s more! Another aspect of fitness for women over 50 is our “functional fitness”. What does that mean? Functional fitness is about preparing you for life… This type of exercise mimics your