Category Archives: Fitness

A Popular Florida Pastime: Pickleball; the Benefits and What to Know

Senior Playing Pickleball

Pickleball is a popular pastime in Florida and more than half of those that play the sport are 55 or older and at least 32.7% of people that play the sport are at least 65 or older. Physical activity is a great way to tap into a variety of wellness benefits and pickleball allows players to exercise, […]

Seniors and the Secrets of Gardening and the Secrets of Gardening

This isn’t only for the avid gardener as all seniors should know the lesser-known powers that gardening consists of. What’s interesting is that those that fall between the ages of 35 and 44 are the most active gardeners but there are so many health and later-life concerns that seniors have and something as simple as starting a […]

The Health Benefits of Golfing You Didn’t Know About Health Benefits of Golfing You Didn’t Know About

About 5.3 million American seniors over the age of 65 play golf and most of them play for the love of the game or the thrill of a new hobby sport. Golf is far more than just a leisurely way to spend time with friends, and family, or to pass time. It’s also a surprisingly effective way […]

Limited Mobility? Here’s How to Build an Appropriate Workout Routine as a Senior Mobility? Here’s How to Build an Appropriate Workout Routine as a Senior

What many people don’t realize is that more than 1 in every 4 adults in the United States that are over the age of 50, don’t exercise regularly. As you grow older, it can become increasingly challenging to keep up with a fitness routine. That’s not too hard to understand considering that as we age […]

Strength Training for Seniors


Good nutrition, proper rest and medical care are all recognized as important elements of senior health. Social media and marketing professionals do an outstanding job of targeting seniors with information (and misinformation) about food, drugs, Medicare plans, and sleep aids. There is another essential element for maintaining good senior health that is not heavily advertised. […]