Food & Fitness After 50: Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

On her recent birthday, my friend Sheah got a Hamsa tattooed on her right shoulder for protection from the evil eye. When you know her history of eye issues, you will understand why she desires protection. Now in her 60s, she sported her first pair of glasses at age 6 and her severe myopia madeContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize”

Food & Fitness After 50: The Power of Journaling for Maintaining Weight Loss

Happy 66th birthday to my husband, Rob. So, disclosure, this post is about my terrific spouse, but I promise there will be a nicer birthday gift than just writing about him! Rob attributes his healthy aging to regular physical activity and being married to a dietitian (smart man!) He has always maintained a healthy weight,Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: The Power of Journaling for Maintaining Weight Loss”

Food & Fitness After 50: A Healthy Mindset Can Provide Big Rewards

Bonne, now in her mid-70s, is a California gal at heart, even though she now lives in the southeastern U.S. Born and raised in California, Bonne embraced the west coast fitness movement in the 1960s and 1970s to keep her body and her health in the best possible shape. Californians were ahead of the curveContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: A Healthy Mindset Can Provide Big Rewards”

Food and Fitness After 50: The Value of Starting Slow to Meet Your Goals

This post was written by Dr. Bob Murray, my co-author of Food & Fitness After 50 Now in his mid-60s, William is two years into a new commitment to lead a healthy lifestyle. William exercised on and off (mostly off) over much of his life, but those efforts typically lasted only a few weeks beforeContinue reading “Food and Fitness After 50: The Value of Starting Slow to Meet Your Goals”

Food & Fitness After 50: Being Well is Just as Important as Eating and Moving Well

Helene is 62 years old and is frequently described as the “energizer bunny” in the early morning dance aerobics class at the YMCA. She inspires those of us in the back row, while she in turn is inspired by our instructor, Jean. After a 30-year career as a social studies and language arts teacher, HeleneContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Being Well is Just as Important as Eating and Moving Well”