Tag: exercise

Nutrition, Sports, Well-being

Healthy Living Habits that WorkHealthy Living Habits that Work

(Family Features) When it comes to advice about healthy living, there are opinions nearly every place you turn. Unfortunately, a great deal of that information is based on fad diets and trendy workouts that may deliver quick results but don’t promote a sustainable, healthy lifestyle. The medical community generally agrees that slow and steady is […]

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Cardio, Fitness

Are 10,000 Steps a Day Really Optimal?

Surveys show that very few Americans know how much exercise they’re supposed to get. But many people are familiar with the advice to walk 10,000 steps a day. And it’s not unusual to see followers of this directive constantly checking their Fitbits in hopes of achieving the magic number and then announcing it to everyone […]

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Aging, Cardio, Fitness, Nutrition, Relationships

Permission to Exercise Is Granted (to Yourself!) How to Overcome Misplaced Guilt.

This article was originally published at OlderBeast, whose mission is to help 40+ guys “double down” on body-and-soul health for the 2nd half of their life. Taking care of yourself, to maximize the second half of life, is a constant challenge. It keeps reappearing in different ways – no matter how healthy and motivated you are. […]

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Events, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Psychology, Well-being

the long road“Mid-life Crisis?” Nah…It’s Just the Starting Point for Your Longest Run.

My aspiration is to clearly see and courageously confront concerns appearing for me (and other 40+ guys, too) at the mid-life point and beyond. Concerns about staying physically vital. About not looking “old.” About warding off maladies that lurk in the shadows. Among all concerns, perhaps the biggest is the most subconscious and hardest to recognize: At or beyond life’s halfway marker, we’re uncertain what our life ultimately will have meant. This “Meaning of Life” concern is caricatured as the midlife crisis and the sports car in response. But in reality, it can be more of an awakening, a broadening of vision and spirit, a healthy challenge, and an opportunity. Intensifying your focus on fitness, nutrition and overall wellness — doubling down on overall body-and-soul health  —  helps maximize this opportunity and achieve whatever your definition of "Meaning" is.

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Fitness, Sports

exercising with chronic painFeeling Fit: A Short Guide to Exercising With Chronic Pain

If you are someone who deals with chronic pain on a daily basis, you already know that exercise sometimes isn’t in the cards. If getting you to move requires taking 2 to 4 NSAIDs before and after, then something probably has to change. It may be that your physical activity routine is contributing to your […]

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