Sage advice from recent octogenarian Gary Forster in his recent post. "It’s a question we’ll face at some point on our journey. It’s really about the choices we make as we age. Life can be harder or easier...
At some point, we all dream of what our retirement will look like. But will the reality match our visions once we arrive at that destination? Perhaps the best way to find out-short of actually retiring ourselves-is to listen to what today’s retirees say when they describe...
The authors of this blog I happened upon recently explain it perfectly! "Retirement is supposed to be the best time of your life, right? No one retires and expects to be bored to death. That isn’t what you signed up for. When retired and bored, the best way to...
I have highlighted similar research in the past, but the question continues to be asked about how much walking we need. Here is another article highlighting the number of steps needed to cut mortality rates. Click here to view the original post at www.inverse.com
As this Kiplinger article points out. "Tens of thousands of older athletes are ramping up their commitment to fitness as they age. Besides the physical and mental health benefits of exercise, these seniors also tout the relationships, sense of belonging and camaraderie associated with playing sports."
Love the title of this article from a contributing author to Ageist. The things she ruminates on are the same thoughts many of us who continue to be active as we age have wondered. She writes..."I was slowly falling into anxiety induced by overuse and mixed cultural messages...
The author of this article shares his response when asked about anti-aging techniques. I like his take on doing the things we can to slow down aging- as he states-  "We can’t stop the aging process – but we can slow its momentum." "Perhaps that’s a more reasonable, attainable...
In this excerpt from his new book ‘The Practice of Groundedness,’ OutsideOnline columnist Brad Stulberg gives concrete steps to integrate exercise into your daily life. Click here to view the original post at www.outsideonline.com
When we think about the benefits of exercise , we usually think of better sleep, more energy, maintaining a healthy weight, stronger muscles or a healthier heart. These are all true. But we rarely consider the immediate effects that physical activity can have on the the most...
Blue Zones shares that “Green exercise” has become very popular in the past year. Basically, it’s any form of exercise performed outdoors – often with a group – while enjoying the natural scenery. Green exercise surged during the pandemic and the trend may permanently change the way we...
Exercise is good for us- it is easy to understand the benefits. The article answers questions such as: How rigorous should that exercise be in order to really impact a person’s fitness level? And: If you sit all day at a desk, but still manage to get out and...