Exercise science has advanced over the decades, and folks over 50 will find improved results—and a more enjoyable process—by taking advantage of some of the newer trends in fitness. To help you separate the useful information from marketing gimmicks, here are five fitness trends worth following when you’re over 50.Read More
Your biological age defines how your body is functioning relative to your calendar age. These training, nutritional and lifestyle changes can help rewind the clock.
Charlotte is home to several outdoor strength training circuits, also known as parcourse or fitness trails. These stations provide a fun way to add a strength-training element to any walk, without gear.Read More
Our 206 bones do more than just keep us standing, walking, and singing through life. But just like muscles, our bones require maintenance work. Here’s how to keep them healthy for the long run.
Performing light physical activities like gardening, dancing and taking a walk supports your physical fitness and helps reduce your mortality risk.Read More
Whether you were previously a fitness junkie or you only worked out sporadically, it’s now more important than ever to prioritize physical activity. Here's how to identify obstacles that may be keeping you from consistent exercise & tips to overcome them.Read More
Cholesterol is essential to healthy body functions, but too much cholesterol can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Find out how to lower your cholesterol levels to reduce inflammation and keep your heart healthy.Read More
You don’t have to hit the gym or spend hours working out to become more fit. Here are eight tips to make at-home exercise a regular part of your week.
With school gone digital, parents and caregivers are getting creative to keep their virtual learners physically active. Matt Erbe, PT, walks through how he brought gym class home for his two elementary-school-aged kids.Read More
Collagen is to bone what 2x4s are to the frame of a house. As we grow older, natural collagen production slows in our joints and may lead to osteoarthritis.Read More
A healthy diet and active lifestyle is the best way to protect your health as you age. Balanced meals contain protein to keep you full and satisfied, plenty of fruits and veggies to provide vitamins and minerals, and just enough healthy fats to provide flavor.Read More