Benefits of Exercise for Women Over 50


As women age, they experience various health issues. Osteoporosis, heart disease, and arthritis are some of the first that come to mind. Regular exercise helps prevent or manage some of these conditions and also has many other benefits. Bone Density First let’s consider bone density. Exercise, especially weight bearing exercise, or resistance training as it … Read more

Best Recumbent Exercise Bikes for Bad Knees


Are you having trouble exercising because of arthritis or a knee injury? An exercise bike might be just what you need to stay fit and active while recovering. There are different types of exercise bikes available on the market today.  Let’s explore the best recumbent exercise bikes for bad knees. A recumbent bike, with its … Read more

Ways to Strengthen Older Bones


This morning an email arrived from a well-known medical authority – “Keep your bones strong and reduce your risk of fractures”. My attention was piqued. Recently I had a conversation with a friend. She is in relatively good health for her age, and yet she slipped, fell, and cracked her arm. I thought, why not … Read more

7 Things that Happen as You Age


There is a story of a little boy sitting on his grandpa’s knee. He was looking at the skin on his arm. The little boy said to his grandpa, “Grandpa, did God make you?” “Yes”, the grandpa replied. The little boy asked, “Grandpa, did God make me?” “He certainly did”, the grandpa again replied. The … Read more

10 Tips for Gaining Muscle Mass After 50


Regardless of what you may have heard, fitness has no age limit. You can be in the best shape of your life after 50. While getting older is inevitable, the rocking chair is not. There are many factors involved in aging well. Keeping a youthful attitude is one. Exercise keeps you feeling and looking younger. … Read more