Category: healthy living

Top Ways Seniors Can Reduce Body Fat and Improve Their Overall Wellness

April 27th, 2020

We’re never too old to learn a new skill. Today, I am pleased to bring you a guest article from a longtime Fitness for Health guest blog contributor, Karen Weeks. Karen learned how to design websites and created Elderwellness.net after she retired. Enjoy! When it comes to total wellness, keeping your body fat under control is

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Helping Families Stay Fit While In Home Confinement

April 21st, 2020

Coronavirus concerns, social distancing, gym closures, playground restrictions, and home confinement may tempt you and your family to just curl up on the couch and binge-watch Netflix. But, regular exercise is critical for weight management (especially if you did spend the whole weekend watching Stranger Things), improving your mood during social distancing from friends and

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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 13th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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Taking Care Of Your Health As a Senior Is Easier Than Ever

March 18th, 2020

As senior health is in the forefront of news coverage concerning the coronavirus outbreak, I am happy to bring you a guest article today from June Duncan.  June is the co-creator of Rise Up for Caregivers, which offers support for family members and friends who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their loved ones.

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8 Signs You Are Burned Out and How to Find Relief

March 11th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Taylor Sicard. Taylor serves as the Co-Founder and CMO of Homesick, a hand-poured candle company that offers specialized scents to invoke feelings of nostalgia. Taylor is responsible for overseeing the planning, development and execution of all Homesick marketing and content initiatives. When he is

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Weight-Gain

Becoming an Adult and a Mother Lead to Weight Gain

February 17th, 2020

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Writing in Obesity Reviews, researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at

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Healthy Living for Older Adults: Tips and Resources

January 15th, 2020

For many seniors, it can be a challenge to change their eating habits, exercise safely, and maintain social activities, and these lifestyle changes can take time to get used to.