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Designing for Age By Kelly LaPlanteAs a designer with 20 years under my belt, I've fashioned hundreds of areas for people to sit, recline, repose or otherwise take a load off. So as I’ve come across study after study, calling sitting “the new smoking” I can’t help but think: “Yikes!...
For billionaire philanthropist John Paul DeJoria, 74, longevity is all mental. He believes he'll live to between 125 and 150 years old — "Somewhere in there.""If when you were born, you told everyone they would live to 150 years old, you would live to that age," says John Paul....
Treat Thanksgiving like a normal meal, except the great part, the part to really take in, your friends and family that you are with. It’s a time to remember how great it is to be alive, to the wonders of the world, to how lucky we all really are,...
Years of surfing, skydiving and snowboarding – along with a work injury in her 30s – nearly put an end to Patti Sheaff's active lifestyle.“I was in serious pain for a while and had to stop surfing for a year,” says the 62-year-old veteran surfer. By doing Foundation Training...
Many of our community have expressed a desire to stay away from corn, either because of its high glycemic index, or increasingly, its lectin content. But what about our matinee favorite delight, pop-corn? Do we really need to deprive ourselves? Nope. Hello cauliflower! We are huge fans of this...
The evolution of the well aging, anti-aging or post-aging is a science story wrapped in a wave of shifting consumer perceptions. First the science.At the dawn of the DNA-age, it was widely thought that chromosomal factors were the leading determinants of aging. Today, however, research is finding a more...
Everyone seems to agree that curing cancer would be a good thing. People also generally agree that preventing heart disease is a good idea. But ask the same people about life extension and there is a very good chance you are in for some disagreement.The Pros and Cons Although preventing and curing the two largest...
Maybe we are stronger than they tell us.From our extensive global research, and from our own personal experience with exercise after fifty, one needs to be smart, listen to your body, and work out hard based on your abilities.What we have found from our 4 years of research, is a sort of...
There is considerable evidence that there exists a viable plant-based solution to enhancing athletic performance and controlling high blood pressure.  Nitric Oxide, NO, whose precursors are found in leafy green vegetables like arugula, spinach and especially in beetroot, can be a major player in reducing blood pressure. Not only that, but it is...
We come across The Tiger Tail roller via a pilates instructor recommendation, and its a another very useful tool for staying flexible and muscle recovery. Essentially, it's a hand held version of a foam roller, but since the bar is narrower, it can feel more intense.One of the main...