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Why Runners over 50 Need to Lift Weights, Too

“They had more power, and they could run faster,” says Grady, now 71. “Frankly, they were a different body type.”

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Healthy Recipe,

Nutritional Information
Per quarter recipe

  • Calories, 340
  • Fat, 2g
  • Sodium, 490mg
  • Carbohydrates, 32g
  • Fiber, 7g
  • Protein, 30g

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Keep Your Brain Strong, Too

The evidence about exercise and physical health is well-established. Science increasingly shows it’s good for our mental health, too.

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Feel Like Quitting?

You can’t stop Betty Franks. No matter what challenges life throws at her, the resilient 83-year-old keeps on exercising.

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Healthy Recipe, Kale and Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad

1 large bunch kale, trimmed and finely chopped
1/2 cup Caesar dressing, or to taste*
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 avocado, sliced
6 ounces smoked salmon, flaked
1 cup croutons
Lemon wedges, for serving

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Pickleball Is Growing among Athletes over 50:

Pickleball might have a goofy name. But it might be the fastest-growing sport in North America

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50 Fun Facts & Feelings about Fitness over 50

We’re sharing a ton of short, useful tidbits about fitness over 50 – facts, quotes, bits of inspiration.

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We’ve added TAI CHI to our Schedule

Tai Chi can improve your health in a variety of ways. Physically, Cognitively and Energetically to mention just a few.

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