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May 30, 2018

Building muscle after 60

…consult a doctor before starting any new fitness program. May 30 is National Senior Health and Fitness Day . For the last 25 years, the organizers behind this special day…

August 5, 2015

Playgrounds for Seniors Coming Your Way

Who needs gyms? A new trend in fitness has people who are way past childhood working out – or just hanging out – in playgrounds designed especially for seniors. And…

August 14, 2019

Resistance Bands build strength

fitness for older adults. Try out exercises and fun fitness games from Asphalt Green’s Skills in Motion program. All the movements are designed to improve strength, coordination, and functional balance…

May 3, 2019

6 Easy Everyday Routines for Strength

…enjoy moving more. “It isn’t just about getting in shape. It’s about issues of vitality and survival,” Dancer-fitness expert Celeste Carlucci says. Carlucci was running a fitness program for young…

April 29, 2013

Scientists Zero In on a Brain Workout That Works

…are more efficient at using resources.” Think of the physical fitness analogy again. “When you go jogging for a month and improve your cardiovascular fitness, during the month you will…

September 6, 2019

Climb, hike, walk…and get into nature

…all fitness levels is the Sierra Club, which hosts local hikes and offers options by fitness ability. If communing with nature solo is not your thing, your city may be…

February 28, 2013

Toolbar: iStand iPad App for Fall Prevention (or should we say “iFall)

…strength, flexibility and reflexes are somewhat age dependent, as is the ability to bounce back from a fall-related injury. The good news is, declines in fitness aren’t inevitable, which is…

May 13, 2019

A new way to get stronger

…National Senior Health and Fitness Day! Be sure to check the Senior Planet calendar for our fitness and movement activities. For more information, call 646-590-0615 Photo: Gesina Kunkel at www.happyveganfit.de…

January 29 | 9:00am8:00pm

Shape Up!!

Curious about belly dance? How about a little Zumba? Want to work on your balance? A world of fun and fitness await you with Shape Up NYC. This free drop-in…

July 7, 2014

Best In Show: Skulpt Aim

…new technology that can accurately track muscle fitness with a device that is about the size of a smartphone, and the moment I saw it demonstrated, I wanted one to…

March 18 | 9:00am8:00pm

Shape Up!!

Curious about belly dance? How about a little Zumba? Want to work on your balance? A world of fun and fitness await you with Shape Up NYC. This free drop-in…

January 12, 2015

13 Ways to Trick Yourself into Working Out

…with it is hard – so we asked some experts for their best tips on how to motivate yourself for exercise. We got the scoop from one fitness trainer and…

November 28, 2017

Cool Tech Gifts for the Holiday

…path for a safer walk. May the Force be with them! $22.99 Lightsaber LED Laser Sword Umbrella at Amazon Prime   For the Fitness Lover Fitness can be fun! Splurge…

July 2, 2013

Fun for the Brain: Games That Preserve Cognitive Skills

…maintain brain function – memory, perception, learning, and creativity – as you age.   Gaming for Brain Fitness   Researchers are studying why aging so often brings loss of “executive…

June 6, 2013

Green Gym Day: Your Park Is Your Health Club

…park fitness classes (click here for info), says this is really “a do-it-yourself kind of day.” Bruning insists that you don’t need a trainer to turn a green space into…