Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Top 5 ‘Get Fit’ Tips for Seniors

Many people think of senior citizens as being complacent or inactive, but the truth is more adults are exercising well into their 60s, 70s, and 80s. These exercises are often not intense, since many older adults may not be able to do the same exercises as someone younger. However, even simple exercises such as walking… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2013
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Living with Arthritis

If you’re one of the more than 50 million people living with arthritis, you likely know that it can have an impact on your quality of life.  Affecting nearly one in three adults in the United States, arthritis is one of the most widespread causes of joint pain, inflammation, and more.  So what exactly is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2013
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Top 5 Health Benefits of Exercising at Any Age

As we age, certain hobbies and activities can begin to get put on the back burner.  For many men and women, that unfortunately applies to exercise as well.  In fact, even individuals who were once highly physically active can begin to put off healthy exercise, either for fear of injury or because they assume that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2013
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Healthy Exercise at Any Age or Level

Think healthy exercise is just for athletes in their 20s and 30s?  Think again! One of the most common misconceptions among older patients is that they’re “too old for exercise,” or “too out of shape.”  And, while society may be delivering the message that senior life is all about resting and “saving your energy,” reality… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2012
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Strength Training for Fitness

The world of exercise can essentially be broken down into two categories: cardiovascular exercise and strength training.  And, while the benefits of healthy cardio are well documented, today we’re going to look at the importance of strength training and what it can mean to your overall fitness. So first, what is strength training?  According to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2012
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Sports Nutrition | Food as Fuel

Nutrition is important for everyone, but there is no one more in need of a good diet than an athlete.  While no article can be a substitute for individualized nutritional advice, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has published some useful suggestions for eating right and achieving your peak performance. Good nutrition and athletic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2012
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Physical Activity for a Healthy Heart

Here are a few ways regular exercise can contribute to your heart health: Exercise strengthens your heart. Your heart is a muscle, and like any muscle, exercise will make it stronger.  A stronger muscle is a better-functioning muscle, and when it comes to your heart, this means increased blood flow. Exercise can lower blood pressure.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 27 2012
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