Category: Healthy Aging 101 by Grant and Diane Hernden

Best Prescription For Improving Health

Nov 24, 2011

Canadian researchers recently found that when doctors prescribed exercise to older adults who lived inactive lives, positive changes in their health occurred including dramatic decreases in weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol levels, as well as improved blood flow to the heart and brain.

Fighting Inflammation With Food

Dec 01, 2011

If you suffer from arthritis and joint pain, or chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, you should know that inflammation in the body can make symptoms much worse. But, there’s hope.

Restoring pH Balance in Your Body

Dec 08, 2011

Balancing the pH levels in your body, providing a more alkaline environment, is thought to lower the risk of sickness, cancer and chronic diseases while slowing down the aging process. It may even help you to control your weight.

Do You Need Perfect Health?

Dec 15, 2011

Life is not perfect. Things get in the way. That’s why, as Healthy Zoomers, we believe it’s important to live a balanced lifestyle instead of obsessing over every new food, new super supplement or new exercise program.

Goals Keep You Going

Dec 22, 2011

Last week, I wrote about the importance of finding balance in your life to fit everything in you want or need to do. To achieve everything you want, it is vital to have a well thought out plan by goal setting.

Can the Cardio

Jan 05, 2012

To speed-up fat loss and rev your metabolism (for ultimate fat burning), forget long and boring cardio sessions that last anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes.

Resistance Training to the Rescue

Dec 29, 2011

Once you reach your 40’s, you will begin to naturally lose lean muscle from the body. This slows the rate at which you burn up your food and drink for energy. Instead, you store it as body fat. To stop this muscle loss and maximize calorie burning to stay lean and strong, you must engage in a quality, resistance-training program that involves weights.

How to set goals for exercise: Three great tips

Apr 26, 2012

Goal setting ensures that you actually do the exercises you planned to do. It gives you purpose and a timeline so you stay on track.

Four ways to beat the weather blues

Mar 29, 2012

The weather report is often bad even when it's spring. Don't buy into the hype. Here's how to enjoy the weather and get your life back in balance!

Top Six Cool-Down Stretches After Your Workout

Apr 19, 2012

Don't forget cool-down stretches after exercise. They are a crucial part of any post-activity for a safe recovery. Here are six of the best.

Six Simple Exercises to Prepare You For Any Activity

Apr 12, 2012

Getting into a daily exercise routine can be hard but these six simple exercises can prepare you for any activity throughout the day.

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