Category Archives: Senior Health

Fitness for Health’s unique approach to senior wellness and fitness for seniors focuses on helping older adults strengthen and maintain the skills that other workouts often overlook – including bone and joint health, mental processing and motor sequencing.

Young Adult Colon Cancer is on the Rise

Do you think that colon cancer is an “old person’s disease”? Guess again. New research shows that rates are rapidly rising in younger adults.

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking.

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Thursday is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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Does Eating Less Over the Holidays Mean Weight Loss? No

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that you’ve …

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Curb Holiday Overeating

The holiday season means feasts, festivities and lots of food. And, if you’re naughty, Santa might bring you an extra five pounds around your waistline. Now that the Holidays are …

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Are the Midterm Elections Stressing You Out? Exercise

Are the statewide and national elections stressing you out? Try exercising. The endless hours of news coverage about the “fate of national politics” and potential xenophobia have taken a toll …

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Don’t Be Scared Of These Halloween Fitness Games

Witches and goblins and ghouls! Oh my!  Traditionally, Halloween isn’t known as a fitness holiday, to say the least.  But, with a little imagination, Halloween can be an exciting holiday …

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Exercise Helps Cognition

A new British Journal of Psychology study has looked at the details behind how cognitive performance may improve during aerobic exercise. The investigators found that both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved …

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“Chemo Brain”

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’d like to highlight “Chemo Brain” today. If you or a loved one has suffered through breast cancer, you may have heard …

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Soy and Bone Strength for Women

Do you have a woman in your life who has decreased bone strength? Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women.  Researchers from the …

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