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Daily Stretching, Moderate Exercise Equal REALLY Feeling Good

Jack LaLanne, who passed away early in 2011 at the young age of 96, emphasized the importance of exercise and stretching as a part of his everyday life. Although health and exercise may be in vogue today, stretching and exercising in the past was for the most part practiced by professional athletes and dancers. Today […]

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How to Spice Up Your Relationship

Would you like to know how spice up your relationship? Researchers in India found that Yoga can improve sex life in women. While the sample was small, consisting of 40 women between the ages of 22 and 55 years old, the results were impressive showing better orgasms for women , according to Dr Girish Karmarkar, a […]

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Keep Moving for Healthy Aging

Important Health Information for Seniors about Physical Activity

According to fitness coach Tom Manfredi of fitness-after-50.com, after 14 years and studying 123,000 people he says: “So, even if we get 60 minutes of exercise per day, if we sit for the remaining 15 waking hours in a day, that sitting may override the good benefits derived from the exercise.” This makes sense, but […]

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Exercise is the Fountain of Youth

According to Dr. James Fries, a medical doctor and leading authority on aging at Stanford University, stated in AARP magazine “If you had to choose one thing that came closest to the Fountain of Youth, it would have to be exercise”. What a “true” statement from Dr. Fries! Being 66 years old myself, I can’t […]

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Health Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

Cardiovascular exercise just called cardio by most in the fitness profession. The benefits of cardiovascular exercise are numerous and an invaluable part of any physical fitness program. Cardio exercise is any activity which increases the work of the heart and lungs. Activities such as brisk walking, running, training on the elliptical machine, biking, and working […]

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Strength Training Workouts is Key After Age 50

As you age strength training workouts are the best thing you can do to improve your health and fitness level. Strength training is important because around age 40 you start to experience muscle loss. “If you don’t do anything to replace the lean muscle you lose, you’ll increase the percentage of fat in your body,” […]

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KT LaSalla Leading Dance Class

RetireWOW Expert KT LaSalla Shares her Love of Dance

Our guest today is KT LaSalla who is an expert with RetireWOW.com Dance has always been the cornerstone of KT’s life. Her love for dance started at 3 years old in a ballet and tap class while growing up in the Midwest. She later moved to NYC, became a Performer appearing in National Broadway Shows […]

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Fitness Over 50 Starts with Small Lifestyle Changes

Senior fitness is an increasingly important topic. Aging baby boomers want to know how to stay young. In this series, experts share the best advice about fitness over 50. I am a 52-year-old writer and outdoor enthusiast. After raising four children, the youngest being 19, the time to exercise and stay in shape has never […]

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Leave the Sedentary Life Behind

I’m responding to your request to hear from older people who used to a sedentary life but became active and physically fit. I’m 59 years old. Exactly a year ago (nearly to the day), I went to my cardiologist for my semi-annual checkup. (I have a very strong family history of heart disease and high […]

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People Who Exercise Daily May Face Serious Obstacles

Here’s an eye opener for you: Exercise daily and it may not help you live any longer if you spend the rest of the day sitting. There are recent research results that show that the amount of time spent sitting is linked to an increased risk of death, even if you work out. One of […]

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