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Aging and Exercise

Can You Actually Be In The Best Shape Of Your Life After 50, And Should You Even Try?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Jill S. Brown

What happens to our bodies as we age is no fun to think about. Depending on your lifestyle, things can really start falling apart physically after only 30 or 35 years on this planet. Next thing you know you're staring down the barrel of the big Five 'Oh No.'

What We All Have In Common With Lipstick

Felice Shapiro | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

So there I was this morning, with my girls on our eight-miler talking expiration dates on lipsticks, mascaras and ourselves. It was clear -- the cosmetics are an easy fix, throw them out and replenish. But for us, that's a tougher topic.

5 Tips for Choosing Your Health Span (Yes, You Can!)

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

While most people are rarely confined to the complete inactivity of bed rest, we are all affected -- incrementally -- by lower levels of physical activity. Ultimately, this has significant implications for how we think about what it means to grow old, and indeed, what "normal" aging really is.

Fitness Tips For Healthy Aging

Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

We all know exercise is a key component in living a long and healthy life. But can it make you "ageless?" Well, it's a favorite saying of fitness expe...

Growing Bolder: How Old Are You?

Marc Middleton | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

When someone says, "But I don't feel 50," it implies that 50 is supposed to feel bad. We believe that because we've been programmed to believe it for decades. We have the power to redefine what it means to grow old.

Aging (And Exercising) Gracefully

Burr Leonard | Posted 10.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Burr Leonard

Exercise affects people differently at different ages. I never gave much thought to how age would impact the results I got from exercise -- that is, until it did.

When Are You Too Old To Exercise?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 06.13.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Who wants to relinquish one's independence because of difficulty climbing stairs, getting out of a chair or being unable to put on a coat?

Aging Gracefully in a Culture That Idolizes Youth

Beverley Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverley Golden

My mother Lillian Golden is turning 95 this year in March. She is vivacious and vital; has an impeccable memory, is beautiful, gracious and an inspir...