One of the definitions Merriam-Webster has for thrive is: “to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances.” Your generation can progress towards, maintain or realize a goal of thriving. Of course, you may have a different definition of thriving than the next person (not to mention whatever stereotype general society deems … Continue reading How To Thrive Over 50: A Movement Checklist
This question may come to mind when fitness and healthcare professionals strongly encourage various forms of exercise. How much “in shape” or “fit” do I need to be? Many articles and studies highlight the numerous physical, neurological and cellular benefits to exercise. The best answer is to turn the question back on you...how fit do … Continue reading How Fit Can You Be Over 50?
Despite our cultural depictions of aging, we all have the ability to age well with the strength, agility and balance to maintain our quality of life and the activities we enjoy. Traditional exercise programs, and even many fitness professionals, often disregard the ability of mature adults and seniors to maintain and gain qualities like strength … Continue reading Squashing The Myths About Exercise for Older Adults-Part 3