Running Tips

Whether you’re running a 5K, 10K, or around the block, check in regularly to get the best tips on how to run . . . for the rest of your life.

HELP ME RUN FOR EQUALITY

I love running. It’s become my #1 healthy habit, the very foundation of my life after 50. Running keeps me sane, strong, confident, and comfortable in my favorite jeans. It’s . . . Read More

3 Simple Steps to Rebound From a Health or Fitness Setback

It can be hard to rebound from a health or fitness setback, but here are some simple steps you can take to recover more quickly.

JOLT YOUR BODY: THE SMALL STEP SOLUTION TO A HEALTHIER LIFE

After turning 50, running became my workout of choice, along with push-ups, planks and squats. I took the ‘slow and steady’ approach, easing into it so I wouldn’t jar my . . . Read More

10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR BONES (but should!)

NOF.ORG   May is National Osteoporosis Month, the best time in the world to think about the health of your bones. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), over 10 million adults in . . . Read More

THE SMALL STEP SOLUTION TO SEXY ARMS THIS SPRING

I started doing push-ups after I turned 50. At that time, my arms were sad to look at: weak, without any definition, and definitely showing signs of batwings (you know . . . Read More

DON’T WORRY! OSTEOPOROSIS WON’T HAPPEN TO YOU! (or will it?)

Well, it all depends on how well you’re taking care of your bones.  May is  NATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS MONTH  — the perfect time to celebrate your bones, and think about simple ways to toughen . . . Read More

BEST STRENGTH-TRAINING EXERCISES TO BE A BETTER RUNNER

I love to run. But I didn’t know this about myself until I turned 50. It was only then–as the post-menopausal pounds piled on and I realized that something had to be done and . . . Read More

5 Best Reasons to Do ‘the Plank’ . . . Every Day

Need one good reason to do the Plank? How about 5?

How to Beat Belly Fat, Bloating, and Bone Loss at Any Age

The three “Bs”–Belly Fat, Bloating, and Bone Loss–are common complaints among women over 45. Bone loss in particular can become more than just something to be blue about . . . . . Read More

Here’s What Happened When I Stopped Running

I used to hate running. Back in my elementary school days the dreaded ‘Field Day’ came around like clockwork every June. For me, it was one of the worst days . . . Read More

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