Send me Your FREE
Health & Nutrition Updates

Tips on ways to live longer, healthier and happier.
Enter your email below.

Exercise & Mobility

The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Exercise can prevent weight gain, help you lose weight, reduce your risk for chronic diseases, even improve your mood. There are many ways for older adults to include physical activity and promote mobility. You'll discover in-depth ideas for protecting your mobility and independence, and receive the latest news on joint health, inflammation, and healthy bones.

Smart Pre-Exercise Snacks

Make sure you're properly fueled for a workout, but avoid mindless snacking.

March 2017 — If you start exercise low on fuel, you could end up feeling weak and run out of steam. Or, you may simply feel hungry, making it hard to focus on your exercise. However, unnecessary snacking before a workout may make exercise uncomfortable and add calories you don’t need, counteracting the calorie burn of your physical activity.

Continue Reading

More Exercise & Mobility

Keep Cancer from Coming Back

 Subscribers OnlyApril 2017 - After kicking cancer, you might worry it will return. That's understandable. Cancer survivors are at significantly...

5 Weather-Proof Workout Strategies

 Subscribers OnlyJanuary 2017 - Physical activity tends to dip in bad weather. Skipping exercise for long stretches could cheat your health....

Knee Pain from Arthritis? Try Tai Chi

 Subscribers OnlyNovember 2016 - Could an ancient Chinese mind-body practice help with knee pain from osteoarthritis? A new Tufts study reports that...

Keep Active to Protect Your Brain

July 2016 - Two new studies provide important evidence of how physical activity might reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and...