Posts Tagged "exercise"

There’s good news and there’s bad news when it comes to daily stress. First the bad: Eight out of 10 Americans reported that they frequently (44%) or sometimes (35%) encounter stress in their daily lives, according to a recent Gallup poll. 

The good news is there’s no shortage of simple tips and techniques you can do right on the spot to get back on track when stress is making work unbearable. Here are seven of these tips:
1. Go for a walk
One of the best ways to relieve tension is simply to get up and go. Walking for as few as 10 minutes every three hours will …

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retiree new year's resolutions

It may seem cliché to create a list of New Year’s resolutions, but there’s a reason it’s so popular … especially for retirees (and pre-retirees). The beginning of a new year is a great time to think about where you want to go in the months ahead — and then create a plan to take you there.

Chances are, staying healthy and continuing to be financially independent are at the top of your wish list.

If that’s the case, here’s a list of resolutions every retiree should consider stealing:
1. Eat colorfully
There’s a simple trick to making sure you’re getting a broad sp…

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Life is a series of fixed routines and with good reason. Routines make life much simpler. A daily routine limits the number of decisions necessary in a day and takes the guesswork out of complex tasks. Routine makes it easier to remember through repetition.

While some routine is necessary, especially for older adults, a life of constant routine and reliving the same day over and over limits brainpower. Just as the human body gets soft and lethargic from lack of exertion, so too does the brain. The mind becomes sluggish and atrophies if it doesn’t receive constant stimu…

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The Fountain of Youth is a fairytale concept. The only real way to stay young, or at least look and feel less than your age, is through daily exercise. Even moderate exercise can shave years off your age, no matter how many times you’ve blown the candles out on a birthday cake.
The only real problem with a daily fitness regime, especially for approaching an advanced age, is that just the mere mention of the word “exercise” sends people into a panic. But here are some things to keep in mind before putting a foot in your running shoes.

Exercise Doesn’t Always Mean “Gym”…

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