No matter what stage of your Divorce Over 50 you’re in, maintaining your health is important. We all know that, of course — but some of us are too lazy, or have other priorities, or are so confused over conflicting advice that we give up and do nothing.
The piece covers all the important categories, including nutrition, physical exercise, and mental sharpness.
Here are some of the basic points; check out the article for the full details
Nutrition: Choose healthy fats, cut sodium, and take in the right kinds of fruits, vegetables, and dairy.
Physical Exercise: Build strength, improve your balance, and keep your joints healthy.
Mental Sharpness: Fill an empty nest, keep learning, stay social, have a lot of sex.
And perhaps the most important tip in the whole piece: It’s never too late to start taking care of your health. Even if it’s poor, even if you’ve never done much about it before, changing your habits now can still make a big difference in your life going forward.
From Men’s Health, here are some quick tips for looking good and staying fit when you’re Over 50. According to the piece, aerobic exercise is not only good for your cardio-vascular system, it helps with memory, too. Huh, that sounds familiar, just can’t quite place it…
The bad news is that this article from British site High 50 says you may be making seven mistakes at the gym. The good news is that by taking their advice you’ll spend less time working out, enjoy it more, and get better results. Sounds like a good deal all around.
Here is a very complete look at steps we Over 50’s can take right now to live longer, healthier, more active, lives. It offers suggestions about diet, exercise, what medical tests you need, and even explains why flossing your teeth is really important.
Writer Gary Drevitch has included a few dozen links to follow for more information.