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Time To Get Outside! Tips For An Easy Outdoor Workout

Time To Get Outside! Tips For An Easy Outdoor Workout

There’s nothing more refreshing than going outside to enjoy the sun and get some fresh air as the temperatures rise. The great thing is you don’t need fancy equipment to put your body in motion. There are many easy, fun, and creative ways to get in a workout with things you have at home or even in your backyard. To help you get started, here are some ideas for how to get moving outdoors at home.
No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

Getting outside to work in the garden is a wonderful way to be physically active and soak up some natural vitamin D from the sun. If you haven’t planted anything yet or you’re aiming to increase your harvest, don’t worry. There are lots of nutrient-rich vegetables, herbs, and gorgeous flowers you can still plant in June. Here’s a list to help you get growing!
Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new. Here are five different genres to try!
Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Meet your health and wellness goals without ditching dessert! These six healthier cake recipes prove that it’s easy to have decadent treats that are also packed with nutrition.
Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! Here are seven you can try.
Exercising with Resistance Bands: The Simple Yet Effective Moves You Need

Exercising with Resistance Bands: The Simple Yet Effective Moves You Need

Resistance bands are simple, affordable additions to your home exercise routine. From choosing the right bands to understanding the benefits you get from various exercises, here are the details on these popular workout bands.
Why Eating Breakfast Is A Healthy Way To Start The Day

Why Eating Breakfast Is A Healthy Way To Start The Day

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day - but is that true? Conflicting studies suggest that some researchers confirm the popular claim, and some refute it. If you need more convincing, here are reasons why eating breakfast really is an important part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. Unfortunately, many people don’t get proper rest. If persistent insomnia keeps you up all night and feels exhausting each morning, follow these tips to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
Your Guide To Greens: Vitamins, Minerals, and Health Benefits

Your Guide To Greens: Vitamins, Minerals, and Health Benefits

We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for our health, and greens, specifically, have numerous benefits – especially for older adults. Veggies are generally low in calories and packed with vital nutrients. But what makes kale, spinach, arugula, broccoli, and other greens so special?
Why Doing Something You Love Boosts Your Brain Health

Why Doing Something You Love Boosts Your Brain Health

Constantly worrying about endless to-do lists and crowding your schedule to “get it all done” leaves little room in your life for doing things that bring you joy. However, taking time to do things you love can lighten your mood, improve your mental and emotional well-being, and feed your soul.