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Losing Weight After 50

5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.22.2014 | Fifty

Never mind the "Freshman 15." It's the "Fifty 5" that is the real killer. Once you hit midlife, losing those final five pounds just becomes near-impos...

Don't Eat These 5 Foods And Lose Weight By Christmas

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty

OK, so you just indulged over the Thanksgiving table and now when you look at your reflection, you flash on one of those mirror scare scenes (I'm stuc...

Why I Want To Diet With Hipsters

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

To each his own, but in my dieting and my life, I'd rather rock than be in the rocking chair. I don't see myself as old, don't feel old, and don't want to be in the company of people who whine about getting old.

10 Healthy Snacks For Post 50s

Next Avenue | Posted 08.20.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan You can munch these healthful snacks to your heart's content (and your waistline's!) Everyone lo...

How To Get And Stay Active Over 50

The Huffington Post | Mary Turner | Posted 07.21.2012 | Fifty

Has Olympics fever inspired you to get in shape? We probably don't need to remind you that the everyday wear and tear the years can take on our bo...

10 Midlifers Declare Their Independence

Posted 07.05.2012 | Fifty

This Fourth of July, we were inspired to round up some of the amazing men and women featured on Huff/Post50 who have declared “I am independent!”...

How This 52-Year-Old Went From Couch Potato To Half Marathons

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty

Linda Tabach, 52, is living proof that old dogs can be taught new tricks. She was a lifelong couch potato who would have driven down her driveway to f...

Weight Watchers CEO: 'Obesity Is Not A Woman's Issue'

Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.24.2012 | Fifty

Women aren't the only ones who should be concerned about their figures, says the man behind one of the biggest names in weight loss. Weight Watcher...

Menopause? There's A 'Map' For That

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Hot flashes, uncomfortable dryness, insomnia -- we all know the myriad symptoms associated with menopause. But a surprising number of women aren’t ...

Post 50 Dieting: The Surprising Benefits Of Shedding 10% Of Your Body Weight

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Weight slips on with great ease when you are middle aged and getting it off requires a whole new arsenal of willpower weaponry. I've approached dieting as an all-or-nothing mandate: Once I fall off the wagon, it's just too hard for me to crawl my way back on -- especially now that I'm post-60.

Dieting: Let The Blame Game Begin!

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Dieting violates my basic philosophy of life, which is that life is too short to deny yourself things you love, and I happen to love food.

What Change Should You Make For Slowing Metabolism In Midlife?

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Has your metabolism slowed as you've gotten older, making it more difficult to lose weight? In this clip from Anderson Cooper's show "Anderson," a pos...

Healthy Aging: Do You Need A Midlife Food Makeover?

The Huffington Post | Mary Kate Sheridan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

February is the month of love, but if your love affair is with junk food, you may want to break it off. For those over 50, the food you eat may be esp...

WATCH: Yoga For Any Age

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Thinking of ohming your way through middle age? Watch as Sting's wife, Trudie Styler, demonstrates some poses suitable for all ages. Kathie Lee and he...

Mary Kate Sheridan

Don't Start Exercising Without These Tips

HuffingtonPost.com | Mary Kate Sheridan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Between the constantly changing advice on exercising -- one minute yoga benefits your health, the next minute yoga may be harmful -- and overwhelming ...

The Evil That is January's Diet

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I love good food. To me, heaven is a bowl of home-made pasta tossed with fresh garlic and olive oil and some properly aged cheese grated on top. While...

Unhealthy Habits: It's Not Dying You Should Be Worried About

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Our society also often takes this dim view of older people. We lose sight of America's elders as resources -- sages whose knowledge can contribute to the well-being of younger generations.

40% Of Cancers Attributed To Lifestyle

Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty

More than 100,000 cancers - nearly 4 in 10 of all those diagnosed in Britain each year - could be prevented if people made different choices, accordin...

How Maestro David Lockington Got His Groove Back

The Huffington Post | Laura Paull | Posted 08.28.2014 | Fifty

He may be more Bernstein than Springsteen, but Maestro David Lockington was born to run. In his 40s, the cellist, composer and classical music cond...

This Habit Can Be A Big Roadblock In Weight Loss

Medical News Today | Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty

Adult females who are dieting in order to lose weight, may find their pounds come off much more slowly if they have a snack between their breakfast an...

10 Exercises For After 50

Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty

You're heard it before: Exercise is crucial as you cruise into middle age and beyond. It helps promote longevity and prevent disease, gives you more e...