Stay-Young Secrets From 10 Fit Grannies Who Rock

By , SparkPeople Blogger
We round up the week's top stories in health, fitness, and more.

Stay-Young Secrets From 10 Fit Grannies Who Rock ( These ladies are older and wiser, and we should certainly follow their lead!
Work Life Balance Isn't Merely A Women's Issue (Forbes) This one's a must-read! Says Jan Bruce, co-founder of co-founder and CEO of  and former CEO of Whole "Work life balance is an issue of best practices for business leaders and innovators. Just as we need empowered and creative work forces, we need them focused and productive, not stressed, tired and overwhelmed. Let’s take this out of the kitchen and recognize that a balanced, resilient entrepreneur has a sharper toolkit for creativity, staying power and success."
The 10 Worst Halloween Candies for Kids ( Woman's Day talked to nutritionists and dentists to find out which candies should stay on store shelves this season. What they learned about these sweet treats is scary!
We Tried It: Aqua Zumba (Huffington Post Healthy Living) Is Aqua Zumba a good workout, or are you better to stay on land and shake your booty? The team at HuffPo found out!
Get to Know Your Greens ( The team at Fitness shares eight greens you should be eating--and fresh ideas for prepping them.
Women's Health 101: The Exams You Need in Your 20s and 30s (FitSugar) Just because you're young doesn't mean you don't need to check in with your doc. Make your health a priority! Learn what you should expect at your next check-up.
Meds Not to Mix: Your Guide to Taking OTC Drugs Safely ( If you're on medication, read this story, which covers how prescriptions, OTC pills, and even food can interact adversely.
Why You Should Stop Using The Abductor/Adductor Machine (Huffington Post Healthy Living) Coach Dean agrees that these machines are no good. Find out why!
5 Mistakes You're Making at the Grocery Store — and How to Prevent Them (FitSugar) Watch a short video that helps you avoid supermarket pitfalls and navigate the grocery aisles for healthy, affordable purchases.
No Rest for the Eerie ( Though not exactly related to healthy living, this article poses an interesting question about our emotions: "What accounts for our endless fascination with “the old dark house,” the place that destroys our notion of home as a safe sanctuary?"
 What were you reading this week?

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