Move more, sit less… enjoy the changes.

It’s hard to find time to stay fit. Especially if you work all day. As we get a little older it seems even more difficult and often less important. But, staying active is important if you want to live a long, healthy life. We can all find time to ‘do’ …

My favourite way to spend free time

I love cycling vacations. In fact, I look forward to the next one as soon as I come back from the last one. I’m a bit of a cycling fanatic. I’ve cycled most of my adult life, from racing to GranFondos. I’ve reveled in la dolce vita in Italian Bike Hotels and endured lung-busting …

How a dog changed my thinking about aging

When I decided to get a dog, I decided to change my life. Really. I figured that it was time to shake up my life… I’ve done that a few times to say the least, but a dog really does make you sit up and say…mmm. I’ve always had a …

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How to Reach Your Fitness Goals After 50; An Expert’s Advice

Strength training is incredibly important as we age, but often overlooked. Consistent strength training helps us prevent injury, thrive and stay active well into our later years. In fact, if you’re 65 and older, it’s recommended that you include two 30-minute-long strength training sessions every week into your exercise regime. …

How many 65 year olds do you know do this?

Strength training is incredibly important as we age, but often overlooked. Consistent strength training helps us prevent injury, thrive and stay active well into our later years. In fact, if you’re 65 and older, it’s recommended that you include two 30-minute-long strength training sessions every week into your exercise regime. …

Active Aging throws some curve balls

At first you may consider the relationship between the words Baby Boomer, divorce, career and healthy living somewhat unusual bedfellows. But In fact, these terms have plenty in common. Divorce. A nasty word for some but demographic stats can tell us a lot about what is going on in North …

Mindful Athletics-the new sport for active agers

Can a positive mental attitude improve your ability to perform sports as you age? The answer is YES. You might think that performance athletes who possess superior physical strength and abilities have it ‘all together.’ Certainly they do in many ways, but lately what has come to the forefront of …

Sitting can shorten your life

Our bodies are designed to be mobile, but like many other North Americans, we spend 7-10 hours, 5 or more days a week sitting at a computer. The results: chronic neck and back tension, headaches, tight hip flexors, quadriceps and hamstrings and a multitude of other ailments. A 2013 Ergotron …

The Secret to Happiness

People often say that confidence, ambition and optimism make a person more attractive. And, research shows people with more confidence in their looks tend to be happier than those who thought they were less attractive. But of course, we all know looks are fleeting and as we age and change, …