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Exercise For Senior Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Exercise For Senior Women.

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A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

65 Reasons Everyone over 65 Should Exercise

For every exercise opportunity, there's an excuse waiting to thwart it—and we've heard them all, including "I'm too old." If that’s the case, though, how do you explain Monty Seidler or Bev Pressman? It's never t...  Read more

Transition into a Healthy Retirement

Once upon a time there was a distinguished politician who went into retirement after a long career of hectic schedules, important tasks, and continual limelight. After hanging around the house for the first week of his new-found freedom, he was gentl...  Read more

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have Burning Fat

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun...  Read more

#exercise Half way finished with couch25k today. T
Updated 9/22/2016 4:50:37 PM

#exercise Half way finished with couch25k today. The motivation says that those who make it half way make it all the way. I may do it but not sure if it will be within the time frame. May need to repeat a week. It was hard....  Read more

What motivated you to exercise today? I jumped on
Updated 9/22/2016 3:00:32 PM

What motivated you to exercise today? I jumped on the scale this morning and i am one pound away from 40 pounds lost and that powered me through a 30 minute cardio routine. Enjoy the day!...  Read more

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 -
Updated 9/22/2016 2:14:14 PM

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 - 10 min. Walks on the treadmill. Starting at 2 miles per hour. Doing daily stretching too. I like that best of all. I find it very relaxing. Cheers....  Read more

When exercising on a treadmill I like to go at a
Updated 9/22/2016 2:58:04 PM

When exercising on a treadmill I like to go at a slower pace with a steeper incline instead of going faster with less incline. Is one better than the other, does one present more benefits than the other?...  Read more

I seem to lose more weight when I only exercise 3
Updated 9/22/2016 1:32:33 PM

I seem to lose more weight when I only exercise 3 days/wk vs those weeks I get in 5-6 days of workouts...how is that possible? My calorie/carb intake is about the same everyday....  Read more

The 15 Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors

The 15 Most Common Health Concerns for SeniorsGetting older can bring health challenges. By being aware of these common chronic conditions, you can take steps to stave off disease as you age.Key TakeawaysExercising and eating a healthful diet will he...  Read more

Free Gym or Fitness Center Memberships for Seniors

Ask if you can receive a free gym membership through the Silver Sneakers program that comes with some health care programs for seniors. Programs may offer memberships at Ys, commercial gyms, or senior centers. Programs differ nationwide & consider yo...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

Regular Exercise Benefits a Senior's Mind and Body

My grandma was a regular walker in the later years of her life.  She never wanted to walk near her Florida condominium because she didn’t want her neighbors to see what she was up to.  So she’d drive to a private beach a few mil...  Read more

Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s.  As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good...  Read more