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7 of the Lamest Workout Excuses, Ever!

We’ve all made excuses to avoid working out. Even the most motivated of us have fallen prey to a lazy day. But it's important that we don't let these excuses become the norm and keep us from leading healthy lives. The following are some excuses used to avoid exercise partnered with ways to overcome the urge to skip a workout. 1. "I don’t have enough time.” This is definitely the most [...]

Tips For Staying Active As You Age

When thinking about competitive sports, you might picture professional athletes in high impact sports like football, basketball, soccer or baseball. These athletes are usually in peak physical condition and are rarely performing professionally past their mid-forties. Many older adults may think that their days of playing competitive sports are behind them, but in reality, there [...]

Ted Talks: How Do You Measure Strength?

Strength —like beauty and perfect guac— is in the eye of the beholder. After all, one person’s strong is another person’s weak. Sure, there are universal standards for some medical categories (blood pressure, cholesterol and the like), and those benchmarks serve as one data point that can reveal something about our overall health and risks. [...]