Active Healthy Aging

For those aged 55+ who value their independence and want to live long, strong and healthy lives. Here you'll find information about exercise, nutrition and lifestyle principles that can help you improve functional movement, while also preventing and managing chronic conditions to live your highest quality of life.


Gym in a Bag Travel Workout with Bands

For each exercise, 8-12 repetitions improves strength and power, 10-15 repetitions improve strength in middle-age and older persons starting exercise, and 15-20 repetitions improve muscular endurance. I suggest trying this at home first before your trip so that you are familiar with how to do the exercises. Then you ...

Found in:   Active Healthy Aging  •  Fitness  •  Healthy Boat Living  •  Weight Management

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Walk Your Way to a Healthier You Program

As a woman over 45 myself (at age 62), I understand the challenges you face. That's why I empower women to thrive! As a registered dietitian and master certified trainer, I help you achieve sustainable weight loss, navigate menopause with ease, and embrace a life of fitness and active aging. •     ...

Found in:   Active Healthy Aging  •  Fitness  •  Healthy Behavior Change  •  Healthy Boat Living  •  Hiking and Mountaineering  •  Weight Management

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Anti-Aging Skincare Secrets: Diet & Skincare Product Routine for Glowing Skin

[1] Franceschi, C., & Campesi, M. (2014). Chronic inflammation (inflammaging) and accelerated aging. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 26(10), 927-937. [2] Furman, D., Campisi, J., Verjijenko, A., et al. (2017). Chronic inflammation in the elderly: Stressin ...

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Boat-Friendly Bodyweight Quick 10-Minute Workout

Join fellow boating enthusiast & fitness and nutrition expert Maria Faires, RD for a voyage of healthy living on the waves! Maria, a dietitian, personal trainer, and passionate mariner, shares her journey aboard "Little Bear" with husband George & dog Emmie.  Stay updated, inspired, and emp ...

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Creatine: Your Muscle-Building Ally

Creatine as your trusted muscle-building partner. Remember: Choose monohydrate. Take 5g daily. Be consistent. Forget the myths. With creatine fueling your workouts, you'll unlock your full muscle-building potential and reach your fitness goals faster. So, start your creatine journey and experience the p ...

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Client Spotlight: Meet Gene

Written by: Intern Callie Parry and Gene Purdum Maria has a vast group of past and current clients. They range in age, location and life experiences. To give you a better sense of the people Maria is helping through her business and expertise, we will be doing regular client spotlights. To start, we wou ...

Found in:   Active Healthy Aging  •  Success Stories  •  Weight Management

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Deep Neck Flexor Muscle Strengthening for Forward Head Posture

Wrap a small towel behind your head at the base of your hairline. Hold the towel endings in each hand. Hold the towel tightly to create resistance for the neck. Assume the same position as in Exercise #1 Chin Tucks and press against the towel. Caution: Keep in mind that most trainers are not trained to deal with these ...

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The Best Acne Treatment Routine

Benzoyl peroxide is an effective topical medication commonly used to treat acne. Here's how benzoyl peroxide works and how it is used in acne treatment: Antibacterial action: Benzoyl peroxide has potent antibacterial properties. It works by releasing oxygen when applied to the skin, creating an oxygen-rich environmen ...

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The Mediterranean Diet: The Best Diet Pattern for a Long-Term Healthy Lifestyle

Here are a few studies that highlight the benefits of the Mediterranean diet: Estruch, R., et al. (2013). Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet. The New England Journal of Medicine, 368(14), 1279-1290. This landmark study showed that following a Mediterranean diet supplemented with ext ...

Found in:   Active Healthy Aging  •  Health Conditions  •  Healthy Behavior Change  •  Weight Management

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Healthy Protein Foods for Comparison

Protein Foods Protein builds, repairs and maintains muscle and body tissues. To optimally do so, it's important to eat the right amount and the right kind of protein to get the health benefits. This chart highlights some of the healthiest sources of proteins.Compare portion sizes with calories, carbs, fat, protein& ...

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Healthy Eating Can Be Delicious AND Easy

This is my lunch of leftovers from last night's dinner.  It was so easy to make! I made simple fajitas with an envelope of fajita seasoning, boiled water and added rice, steamed asparagus, and opened a can of black beans and tossed some frozen corn in the microwaved. Fajitas (no tortilla) made with 3 ...

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Exercise your Way to Better Sleep

Still can't sleep? Experts recommend trying Blue Light Blocking Glasses. Blue light blocking glasses are designed to filter out or reduce the amount of blue light emitted from electronic devices, such as smartphones, tablets, computers, and LED lights. Blue light is known to suppress the production of melatonin ...

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