Frequent socializing linked to longer lifespan in adults 60+

Frequent socializing may extend the lifespan of older people, suggests a recent study of more than 28,000 Chinese people. Socializing nearly every day seems to be the most beneficial for a long...

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76% of adults 55+ use digital health

Active-aging organizations may want to pay more attention to their digital health platforms and infrastructure, as 2022 saw digital health adoption increases among groups that have long been...

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A Better Way To Walk: Nordic Walking Improves Quality of Life, Depression, and Functional Capacity

 

Nordic walking, also known as pole walking, requires more effort to be applied to the poles with each step than conventional walking does. Upper body muscles are stimulated more during...

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Be the Healthiest Version of Yourself!


Hi, I'm Malin Svensson at Nordic Body. I'm the founder and owner of Nordic Body, which is a walking and fitness club for the 50 plus. Today, I want to talk about the past, reflect on the past year,...

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How Do You View Your Body?

How do you view your body? Do you take it for granted? Do you appreciate your body?

Hi, I'm Malin Svensson at Nordic body. We are a walking and fitness club for the 50 plus. Today I want to talk...

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Set Yourself Up For Success To Work Out!

As a fitness expert for 25 years for the 50+ population, I have witnessed fantastic progress and results for people that have stayed consistent over time. I’m sure you can see how it’s...

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Ageless Attitude

When somebody says complainingly, “I’m getting old,” I always ask the question, “What is the alternative?” It may take a moment, but when they finally realize I...

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The Health of Your Feet

Do You Know Your Feet?

When was the last time you checked in with your feet – including your toes? Have you looked at your feet lately? When was the last time you walked without socks and...

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Sore Knees? It's All About The Foot and Hip!

Confession time – I observe people's gait! How somebody walks is the definition of gait. If I find something off, like one foot is turned out more than the other, I may approach them...

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Helpful Habits to Prevent Hips from Hurting!

Proof of that "It's Never Too Late"

Once, an 80-year-old woman started working with me because her left hip was hurting so bad that she could not walk up the stairs in the house anymore. Already...

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Strong Core Equals Strong Back

Why We Suffer From Back Pain

In the beginning, we were made for walking on all four. To survive, we gradually evolved to walk upright on two legs. According to experts, that process finished 3...

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Seven Benefits of Walking

What’s not to like about walking? It’s free, can be done anytime anywhere, and is easy on the joints.

Walking is a great low impact activity that has numerous benefits for your health...

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