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Powerful tech tools put health care at your fingertips

Technology has always been a natural fit with health and fitness, and in the digital age it is becoming an integral part of people’s daily lives. With mobile devices like smartphones and smartwatches accompanying you wherever you go, it is much easier to constantly monitor exercise, diet, and health factors such as heart rate.

Build a stronger heart for a longer life

If you want your golden years to burst with vitality, then you need to actively find ways to strengthen your heart and reverse ill health. That’s where fitness fits in. It’s not just about firm muscles, endless energy, or a trim waistline. It’s about giving your body the weapons it needs to fight off diseases like heart disease and diabetes. If you already have health problems, it’s about making the most of your situation.

Beat back cardiac concerns with 4 pantry staples

Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day, pumping 2,000 gallons of blood through your circulatory system. That’s a lot of hard work — without a single break — to keep you up and running. So why not return the favor by lowering your risk of heart disease?

3 fun ways to ramp up your exercise routine

You’ve probably heard about the multi-sport National Senior Games, an Olympics-style competition for folks age 50 and over. Well, in 2019 Mary Crusius took home the gold for her powerhouse performance on the pickleball court. That’s nice, you might say. But Mary aced the match at the ripe young age of 91.

Stay safe buying and using essential oils

Aromatherapy is more than simply finding a nice scent and taking it home. Picking the best quality oil and using it correctly are key when it comes to improving your health.