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Work it!

Posted on 03/4/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthCheck out this story from the New York Times today. According to the article, the “graying of the gym” is a phenomenon happening before our very eyes. Get this: gym membership among adults aged 55 and up rose to 10.5 million in 2008 – up from 1.5 million in 1987! That makes this group the fastest growing segment of the gym-goer population, according to annual surveys by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association. There are classes being offered specifically …

Taking Your New Years Resolutions Seriously (And Realistically)

Posted on 12/17/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeLet’s face it – too often we make some grand resolution to change big for the new year, and near to nothing comes out of it. Martina Navratilova has a great column giving you advice on potential new year’s resolutions that are doable, as well as ways to tackle resolutions you may already have. And a lot of her tips are health-related, as so many resolutions often are. For example: Practice an accomplishment or performance in your head–athletes call this …