Category Archives: Encouragement

Guide to exercise equipment: Part 2

The pitfalls of buying “infomercial” exercise equipment The desire to get physically fit sometimes drives people towards impulsive, silly and expensive purchasing decisions. Unfortunately, the fitness industry is rife with gimmicks that not only fail to produce the claimed results, … Continue reading

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Guide to exercise equipment

Everyone wants to get into great shape, but it feels like only a select few actually achieve their fitness goals while exercising at home. One reason may be the difficulty people experience when selecting and using exercise equipment. Thanks to … Continue reading

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7 fitness blunders – and how to avoid them

Even if you don’t have a perfect body, you need to be healthy enough that you can live and move with ease and efficiency. But the path to fitness is littered with obstacles. Read on to find out some of … Continue reading

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When exercise results are slow…

Is it time to pull the plug on physical fitness and go back to your past bad habits? Absolutely not! Regular physical movement is vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, realize that training smart is just as important as training hard. … Continue reading

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How to find the Motivation to Exercise

You have heard the expression “where there’s a will there’s a way.” This applies to exercise as it does to everything else. It is not easy to get out of bed early in the morning or head for the gym … Continue reading

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How to start a Walking Program

Whether you are an athlete in the prime of life, an elderly person or someone recuperating from an illness, walking is one form of exercise that nearly everyone can, and should, participate in. All you need is a comfortable pair … Continue reading

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Some data from the WHO for the elderly

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My favorite things (about aging) by Julie Andrews

‘My Favorite Things’ about Aging By Julie Andrews  This is yet another perspective on age and aging. To commemorate her 69th birthday on October 1, actress/vocalist Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan’s Radio City Music Hall for the … Continue reading

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Infographic for Brain Exercises

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Why do Japanese people live so long?

And what you can do to live a long time too! Japan has the oldest life expectancy in the world. That means people in Japan live a really long time. In average, men live to 79 years old, whereas women … Continue reading

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