The Eternal Debate: Cardio vs. Weight Lifting
Fitness
lb50

The Eternal Debate: Cardio vs. Weight Lifting

One of the greatest debates regarding fitness is whether cardio or weight lifting are more efficient and overall better for your body. Now, there is no definite answer to this question since these two are completely different, yet they both have their pros and cons. So, the right question to

Read More »
Morning Rituals That Will Brighten Your Day
Health & Fitness
lb50

Morning Rituals That Will Brighten Your Day

By Kyla Stelling – Not a morning person? Who is, seriously? Without at least two cups of coffee I am downright unpleasant, and therefore choose to keep my mouth shut until I’m sufficiently caffeinated. Those who have been in a meeting with me pre-9 a.m. should know better than to

Read More »
6 tips for a Hollywood smile
Health & Fitness
lb50

6 Tips for a Hollywood Smile

It takes years of care and practicing healthy dental habits to get a perfect smile worthy of Hollywood’s attention. Some people realize too late that they could have had a great smile, just after discovering teeth discoloration and damage caused by years of neglect. While having less-than-perfect teeth is lamentable,

Read More »
How HCG Diet Can Help You Lose Weight in Less Time
Weight Loss
lb50

How HCG Diet Can Help You Lose Weight in Less Time

By Shannon Martin – At the beginning of the year, losing weight is one of the most important resolutions that people make. It is likely on top of the list of things you want to do. Unfortunately, the majority of people do not achieve what they really want when it

Read More »
low-impact
Fitness
lb50

4 of the Best Low-Impact Activities for Seniors

Staying active at any age is important for reducing stress, strengthening muscles and preventing injuries, but it’s even more crucial as you age. Fortunately, staying fit does not have to involve grueling workouts, endless trips to the gym or costly workout gear. There are a wide variety of low-impact exercises

Read More »
Massage Tips to Enhance Intimacy
Health & Fitness
lb50

Massage Tips to Enhance Intimacy

By Julie Sprankles – If you are looking for an easy, pleasurable way to add depth to your relationship in and outside of the bedroom, consider introducing sensual massage. Massage encourages you to truly focus on the experience and explore each other’s bodies in a way that isn’t just sexual.

Read More »
How Quality Sleep Affects Your Mental Health
Health & Fitness
lb50

How Quality Sleep Affects Your Mental Health

Getting a good night’s sleep has a role other than regenerating your body. It is also beneficial in assisting with your mental health. Without a good night’s sleep, the amygdala, the brain’s emotional center, is less likely to keep your emotional health in check. This affects your response to situations

Read More »
Set Small Habits for Big Results in 2016
Health & Fitness
Vanessa Sheets

Set Small Habits (Not Resolutions) for Big Results in 2016

By Vanessa Sheets – Workout for 30 minutes three times a week. Read more. Learn how to cook. Eat healthier. Did you know that only 8 percent of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions actually achieve their goals? Resolutions are more likely to result in failure than bring lasting results,

Read More »
Luxury Rehab
Health & Fitness
lb50

Luxury Rehab Facilities

There are many different rehab centers out there to choose from, but you want to stay in a place that makes you feel comfortable and indulges your senses. Look for Luxury Rehab Facilities that offer a nice oceanfront view and access to the internet and cellphones. There is no need to

Read More »
Health & Fitness
lb50

10 Fitness Trends to Look Out For in 2016

By Pete McCall− As we put 2015 in the review mirror, it is important to take a look ahead and try to identify growing fitness trends that we might be seeing in our studios and gyms over the coming year. The following list is by no means exhaustive, but is

Read More »
Fitness
lb50

Champion, On and Off the Court

By Tamarah Strauss, special to LivingBetter50.com− You wouldn’t know it by watching her play on the tennis court, but 61-year-old Phoenix resident Sherri Bronson is a five-time cancer survivor. Bronson, an active senior tennis player and national and world champion, is quite the ambassador for the sport of tennis. As

Read More »
how to find a mental health counselor
Health & Fitness
Stan Popovich

How To Find A Good Mental Health Counselor

By Stan Popovich – Many people have a difficult time in finding an effective mental health counselor. Just like everything in life, you have your good counselors and you have your not so great counselors. The key is to find one that will help you solve your current mental health

Read More »
a calorie is a calorie, or is it?
Featured Articles
Debra Atkinson

A Calorie is a Calorie, Or Is It?

By Debra Atkinson – If you are over the age of 50 you have been brainwashed to count calories your entire life. It will be a hard habit to lose in exchange for one that serves you well.   How well has it worked for you thus far? If you

Read More »
Got the holiday blues?
Health & Fitness
Ellen Dolgen

Got the Holiday Blues?

By Ellen Dolgen− The holidays are often a bittersweet time of year. Amid all of the parties, family gatherings, and general joyousness, there can be some strong feelings of loneliness, financial stress, and annoyance. For the menopausal women, you may experience triple the annoyance when you’re the only one having a

Read More »
Health & Fitness
lb50

8 Things We Learned About Health and Fitness in 2015

By Pete McCall−   Given today’s hectic lifestyles, it can be a challenge to keep up with all the new discoveries related to exercise, fitness and health. To help fill in the gaps in your knowledge, here are some of the most significant health- and fitness-related findings and trends that

Read More »
New Year's Resolutions
Fitness
lb50

Using Neuroscience to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Submitted by ACE (American Council on Exercise) –   It is the time of year to resolve to do more, to do better. Did you know that 97 percent of Americans fail to follow-through on their resolutions every year? This year can be different, thanks to neuroscience.   Our struggle

Read More »
Winter Superfoods
Health & Fitness
lb50

8 Winter Superfoods to Keep You Healthy

By Dennis Hung – From deliciously plump pumpkins to iron-enriched leafy greens, you can find a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in season during the cold winter months. Increasing your intake of these superfoods will keep you in tip-top shape when flu season rolls around. Keep reading to discover

Read More »
restless leg syndrome
Health & Fitness
lb50

Restless Leg Syndrome

By Steve Cochrane – Many women in their 50’s find that their life is detrimentally affected by a condition known as restless leg syndrome. This is an uncomfortable and distressing problem which can impact upon men and women of all ages, and is thought to effect as many as 1

Read More »
bulging waistline
Health & Fitness
lb50

With the New Year Just Ahead – Say Goodbye to a Bulging Waistline

So, you’ve enjoyed a few too many mince pies and turkey sandwiches the Holiday, and now you’re battling a bulging waistline…maybe finding it difficult to fit into your favorite pair of jeans. This scenario is played out by many people every January (or maybe year-long). Fortunately, the New Year is

Read More »
Health & Fitness
Scroll to Top