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8 Life-Changing Health Lessons I Learned in My 30s

Instead of making the same mistakes I did, I offer to you these eight important lessons and revelations that I myself discovered just in time.
Posted 10/9/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 132 comments   40,931 views
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18 Ways Anyone Over 50 Can Become More Active

You're only as old as you feel, right? Building a little activity into your day can make you feel young again, so we've compiled 18 easy ways to stay active after 50 and beyond.
Posted 9/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 141 comments   79,377 views
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Here's the Thing About Getting Older

One member looks back on her goals in her 20's versus her goals now that she's turned 50 and boy have they changed
Posted 4/28/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 305 comments   82,913 views
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Start Strength Training After 60 With These Targeted Moves

We get it--all the weights and bulky muscles and machines can be intimidating. But weight training after 60 is essential and we've got the tips you need to get started today.
Posted 10/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 109 comments   359,851 views
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What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

There are so many things I wish I could tell my younger self on the topic of being healthy. Of course, hindsight is 20/20, right? Given the chance, I would tell 25-year-old Jen:
Posted 5/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 59 comments   41,468 views
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25 Ways to Feel 10 Years Younger

Want to feel 10 years younger? The next time you start feeling your age, try some of these tricks for turning back the clock.
Posted 4/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 42 comments   75,066 views
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The 12 Most Inspiring Quotes from Diana Nyad

At 64 years old, Diana Nyad swam for 53 straight hours from Cuba to the Florida Keys--all without a shark cage. Here are some of her best words of wisdom to live by!
Posted 9/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By:   : 88 comments   105,008 views
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Things That Don't Suck about Getting Older

Is there an upside to getting older? You bet! Here's what you have to look forward to with each passing birthday.
Posted 9/19/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 236 comments   91,282 views
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Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

According to a recent survey, there are consistent habits those seniors who consider themselves in "great" health have in common.
Posted 7/3/2012  2:00:00 PM By:   : 56 comments   49,779 views
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The Stress of Managing Aging Parents

Coping with aging parents and all the decisions that must be made can be a huge stress to so many of us.
Posted 5/8/2012  2:00:00 PM By:   : 120 comments   46,239 views
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Having Trouble Sleeping? Donít Blame Your Age

New research shows that age may not be to blame if your quality of shut-eye isnít what it used to be. It could be time to discuss the problem with your doctor.
Posted 4/3/2012  10:00:00 AM By:   : 18 comments   15,353 views
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DVD Review: Kathy Smith's 'Staying Strong'

Cathy Cram, one of our fitness experts, shares her thoughts on Kathy Smith's latest DVD.
Posted 2/21/2012  10:00:00 AM By:   : 7 comments   16,735 views
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Do You Embrace or Fight the Aging Process?

Although I donít love some changes that come with aging, I do my best to accept that regardless, I can still be fit and happy. What about you?
Posted 1/24/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 121 comments   35,233 views
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Embracing a New Age

With each passing birthday I am learning to embrace the adventures that life has to offer. It's no longer about being a certain number on the scale, but going out and living.
Posted 10/4/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 73 comments   26,009 views
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Is Endurance Exercise the Fountain of Youth?

With the baby boomer generation at or close to retirement age, this has brought a surge of anti-aging products, but could exercise be the key to keeping us all younger?
Posted 7/5/2011  10:00:00 AM By:   : 80 comments   36,017 views
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