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Friday, May 3

6 Easy Everyday Routines for Strength

…of the exercises she teaches in her program. 6 Move Strong Exercises All of these exercises are great for alignment, strength, coordination and balance. If you’re concerned about your balance,…

Monday, May 13

A new way to get stronger

How do we define health across a lifetime? What does it mean to be “well?” With all of the exercise and diet trends that bombard our daily inboxes and screens,…

Friday, September 27

6 Easy Everyday Routines for Strength and Balance

…of the exercises she teaches in her program. 6 Move Strong Exercises All of these exercises are great for alignment, strength, coordination and balance. If you’re concerned about your balance,…

Sunday, June 28

30 Osteoarthritis Tips From Expert Tweets

…a healthy weight. The best way to maintain or lose weight is through regular weight bearing and aerobic exercise. Exercise Is Super-Important, Too Exercise promotes the repair of cartilage. Strength…

Monday, November 23

How to Pick a Fitness Program

Worried about injuring yourself during a fitness class? Or maybe you have a condition that you think precludes working out? Check out WebMD’s myths about exercise in older adults. “Exercise

Tuesday, July 1

A Senior Decides to Try Stealth Stretches …

…60th birthday approached, I decided to up my game and experiment with becoming a Workplace Exerciser. First up? Stealth exercises! The invisible moves that nobody else knows you’re doing. For…

Monday, April 29

Scientists Zero In on a Brain Workout That Works

…day over the course of about a month using a specific exercise that’s been validated by scientists, you can whip that noggin into shape. It’s been tested with children as…

Friday, January 18

A Healthier Mind and Body

exercise and feed your body, it is time to learn how to exercise and feed your mind, your emotions, your connections to your community, and your spirituality. It is much…

Thursday, January 15

Can a Controversial New Treatment Reverse Memory Loss?

…addresses several possible disease components at once (diet, exercise, etc.) rather than testing one drug at a time to rule out the effects from other drugs or interventions. But Bredesen…

Wednesday, February 26

Aging with Attitude: Roseanna Sottilaro on Why the Gym Inspires Her

…connect with new friends while supporting your health. Roseanna Sottilaro is one of our new Captains, so I sat down with her to learn more about what exercise means to…

Wednesday, February 20

Three surprising ways to help your heart

This month Senior Planet focuses on heart health for Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month. Most people realize that healthy diet and exercise are important to lower the risk for…

Friday, April 12

If you can walk you can do Tai Chi

…Dr. Peter Wayne of the Harvard Medical School calls it the “perfect exercise” or the “perfect medication.” And the American Heart Association, the Arthritis Foundation, the Mayo Clinic, the American…

Sunday, April 14

Linky Sunday: A New Resource for Creative Aging, Late Life Crises…

…arts discipline. Click here to access the directory. Twenty 80-year-olds can be as different as chalk and cheese when it comes to physical fitness. That makes designing an exercise program…

Tuesday, June 4

Explore: Senior Swim in NYC

…year extends to 15 pools citywide. If you’re age 62 or over, you’re eligible for seniors-only free swim and lap swim, along with aquatics exercise groups and swim instruction. For…

Monday, December 16

Ask Joan: What matters…and what doesn’t

…by hour. I’m a fanatic about exercise, tracking my fitness activity, teaching line dancing , walking, Pilates. I lead a busy life, but I make time for exercise because it…