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The Importance of Carbohydrates After Exercise

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Some schools of thought say carbs are the enemy — but getting carbohydrates after exercise is actually very important. This macronutrient isn’t the villain it’s been made out to be. When taken in proper amounts as part of a balanced… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate ‘Push Day’ Workout for Seniors

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As we’ve discussed here previously, weightlifting is a great exercise for seniors. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to go hard to make it worthwhile. Lifting at your own pace can deliver the desired results, so long as your… Continue Reading →

3 Benefits of Cardio (Beyond Burning Calories)

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There are many benefits of cardio. Whether you’re walking, running, or doing other types of cardio workouts, they can serve your body well. You likely know about the benefits this exercise has on calorie burning. Sure, it can help you… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate ‘Pull Day’ Workout for Seniors

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Of all the great types of exercise out there, few are as popular as weightlifting. We’ve covered this topic before, but now we’re making full workout routines that seniors and older adults can use to build strength. Here we’ll be… Continue Reading →

These Healthy Diets Can Deliver a Wide Variety of Benefits

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Like food itself, healthy diets come in many forms. Here at the Council for Retirement Security, we’ve covered a number of dietary plans that seniors can try out with the oversight of their doctor or nutritionist. Today we want to… Continue Reading →

Indulging in Dining Delights: A Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating for Seniors

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For retirees and seniors relishing the golden years, dining out at restaurants can be a delightful and social way to savor life’s flavors. However, many seniors find that their desire to eat out sits at odds with their health aspirations…. Continue Reading →

New Study Highlights the Benefits of Mild Exercise for Seniors

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Here at the Council for Retirement Security, we’re all about promoting a healthy lifestyle. Seniors especially should be focused on maintaining their health. We’ve previously discussed some of the many myths about exercise — one of which being that you… Continue Reading →

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Diet in 2024

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Are you looking to improve your diet this year and get healthy? These types of New Year’s resolutions are some of the most popular — and for good reason. It’s always a great idea to focus on improving your health…. Continue Reading →

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Reduce Sugar Intake? Use These Tips!

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The new year is a time to pursue worthwhile goals for personal improvement. We’ve got one to suggest – how about the commitment to reduce sugar intake? This concept is a popular nutritional foundation for many diets and health perspectives…. Continue Reading →

How to Fit in ‘Cheat Days’ While Eating Healthy

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It’s important to eat right, exercise, and maintain a healthful lifestyle. But what about cheat days? We’re about a month into the new year. By this time, many New Year’s resolutions have gotten off track. However, even if you planned… Continue Reading →

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