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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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
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
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.
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
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
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.