You may be forgiven for thinking that Yoga is the preserve of lithe young things wrapped in Lycra and not typical of the type of physical exercise designed for seniors. If your thoughts are wandering in that direction then take a leaf out of the Duchess of Cornwall's book. Camilla, now in her 70's, says she is all for a spot of Yoga and comments that it is "very important … [Read more...] about What are the Benefits of Yoga for Baby Boomers?
Exercises for Over 60's. If you are already a baby boomer like me then I’m sure you are already aware that the dreaded aging process lowers your hormonal levels and causes deterioration of our skin, muscles and bones. So what can we all do to halt or even reverse the ageing process? And I am referring here to people of all age groups, both male and female, as the … [Read more...] about Active Ageing: 3 Anti-Aging Exercises for Baby Boomers
If not, then here’s a question for you. Healthy aging; what does it mean to you? Regardless of your age it is something you really need to start thinking about and planning for. I thought this article I came across in the Montreal Gazette recently was interesting and worth a quick read; Fitness: Baby Boomers – set your sights on successful aging. Author Jill Barker goes … [Read more...] about Are You a Member of the Active Aging Movement Yet?
.......and anyone else who is seeking a better lifestyle and fitness after 50. Unfortunately, a lot of Australian boomers I talk to about baby boomer health and fitness seem to have this strange preconceived idea that with ageing comes all sorts of debilitating lifestyle diseases. It goes with the territory they say. It’s all downhill from here they say. Well I … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Fitness Ideas for Baby Boomers…….
Thanks to constant innovations in modern medicine, people are regularly living longer than they ever have before. Be that as it may, older adults are nonetheless often plagued by health problems like cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. Although it is impossible to control some of the factors that increase your chances of suffering … [Read more...] about 6 Simple Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Fit & Healthy in Older Age
George Elliot said; “It's never too late to become what you might have been.” Well here’s something interesting for you to grab hold of………exercise training programs and weight lifting were previously believed to only benefit younger people, as the prevailing sentiment was that baby boomers were incapable of increasing muscle mass or strength very easily (they don’t know us … [Read more...] about Exercise and Ageing Takes on a Whole New Meaning for Baby Boomers