Have you given up on your New Year's resolutions yet? You will not be alone. Should you be one of the many who decided to get fit this year and are already making excuses as to why you cannot go to the gym, I have the perfect solution-- belly dancing.
A few friends have sheepishly admitted that their New Year's Resolutions to get back to the gym have derailed, so I thought I would try to apply the 5-step principle of Boomer Reinvention to personal fitness. Maybe it's a methodology that could work for you if you've fallen off the workout wagon.
I arrived early to a recent National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball game and immediately noticed the oddity of players on both teams, in addi...
I graduated from high school in 1950. Yes, that was 65 years ago. I am 82 years old. Some readers are probably thinking that I am really old, while others are chuckling and thinking, 'You have a ways to go."
With 90 percent of U.S adults owning and using smartphones, the rise of health and fitness apps has made it easier for us to access relevant information to make smart decisions. The following apps will provide you the education you need to make healthier choices.
Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.
I believe him because I have heard it my whole life. I heard it when I wanted to feel confident. I heard it when I wanted to feel great. Every time I heard it, it brought me to an evil place.
What many people don't realize about lifting weights is that in addition to the physical benefits you'll gain, it has the ability to expand your life in so many other ways. Here are just a few of the ways you might see your life improve when you start lifting weights.
A wise man once wrote, "Intent matters more than technique." I'd argue we can use both to create what we want to live -- careers, companies, romances, art, friendship. That's work-life.
Using your own body weight provides resistance. The exercises below are done in a lunge position to help engage the lower body along with the upper body.
"My father would be rolling over in his grave if he knew I gave up a secure, well-paying job to start a circus career." Most parents mean well. They sincerely want the best for their children. Unfortunately, that often means the best as they see it.
We have waited long enough, and it's finally here! The Super Bowl will grace our living rooms on Sunday with two teams who are sure to put on a specta...
Think of your health like a savings account. Are you saving for a rainy day? There's so much we can do right now to contribute to our future wellbeing and longevity. Ask yourself these questions to get on track for a long, happy, healthy life.
Most supermodels approach their fitness routines with the intensity of a professional athlete. After all, one doesn't stroll one's way onto the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway or maintain a bikini-ready body year-round without hours of hard work and dedication at the gym.
I'm not against taking before and after photos. In fact, I still use photos as a way to document progress when I don't want to rely solely on the scale. But the problem is that we don't get to live our lives in our after photo. Unlike a photo, we are not fixed objects. We are always changing.
Today many many startups look to crowdfunding as a source of financing. According to Score.org, a nonprofit organization which mentors small businesses, crowdfunding has increased 18-fold since 2009 and now tops $10 billion. The fitness industry is no exception.
I would never have attempted this race if I had still been caught up in the language of my childhood, the narrow labels by which children learn to define themselves and by which those children, once grown, often continue to define themselves -- the slow reader, the inept athlete.
Sometimes, fate needs to knock you right over to get you to pay attention. That's what it took for me to be mindful.
Many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not suffer from depression.
It is never the bar against you, it is you with the bar and the bar with you. Life and Universe are never against you; they are actually one with you, if you let them be.