A Plate of Fried Junk Food

What Not to Eat When You’re Over 50

Remember those college days, when you lived on pizza and beer?  There’s a reason most aging adults no longer eat like when they were in their teens or twenties.  Diet plays an important role in our overall health, with growing importance as we age.  Everyone enjoys some indulgences from time to time, of course.  Unless instructed by a doctor, or due to an existing medical condition, there’s no reason you can’t have some junk food on occasion.  But eating a well-balanced...

Continue reading

Older Woman in a Field

10 Secrets of Healthy Aging

Since time immemorial, people have been looking for ways to extend life.  The quest for the proverbial “fountain of youth” runs through history, from the legend of the Holy Grail to middle ages explorers like Ponce de Leon, to modern times where it takes the form of bionics, gene therapy, and advanced medicine.  While there’s no doubt that, given the chance, most people would like to live as long as possible, quantity of life is not the only metric to consider.  Quality of life...

Continue reading

An Older Woman Sitting on a Bench

How to Get an Older Woman in the Mood

Men and women of all ages can often struggle with knowing how to turn their partner on.  Mismatched cycles of desire, natural variations in desire over time, different priorities and issues, stress, pain, and so much more can all be mood killers.  Aging tends to exacerbate any existing problems of desire or sexual function as well.  The net result is that a lot of couples in otherwise happy, committed relationships have trouble maintaining an active sex life with their partner,...

Continue reading

An Older Man Exercising

Exercises for Men Over 40: Our Top 15 to Get You Fit, Strong, and Healthy!

Are you looking for a meaningful, versatile fitness routine to keep you healthy and fit?  Are you a male over age 40?  If you answered yes to these two questions, then you’ve come to the right place!  In this guide, we’ll highlight 15 of the top exercises for men over 40.  These exercises were specifically chosen to provide the kind of workout that males need after 40, as the body begins to change with age.  There’s nothing saying that younger men can’t also use this...

Continue reading

Man Jogging for Exercise

10 Things All Men Over 40 Should Know to Stay Healthy

It doesn’t take much time online, in the checkout line at a supermarket, or watching television to realize that everyone is worried about their health, especially as they get older.  Healthy aging is one of the most common, recurring themes for self-help, guidance, and advice across the media spectrum today.  While a lot of this advice is often targeted more towards women, it’s just as important that men know how to stay healthy and in good shape as they age.  To that end, we’ve...

Continue reading

Healthy Food Options Artfully Displayed

11 Dietary Changes Every Man Should Make After Age 40

The old adage, “You are what you eat!” isn’t exactly true – you’re not going to turn into a strawberry from eating too many strawberries, of course.  But there is an important kernel of truth in that adage.  If you eat healthy food and maintain a healthy diet, you are more likely to remain in good health, and the inverse is also true.  Now, this is of course no guarantee against developing health problems or illnesses, but all things being equal, it definitely helps you to live...

Continue reading

Staying Healthy with Age

How to Stay Healthy with Age

These days, people are living longer than ever before.  With advanced medical care, scientific breakthroughs, and the ever-advancing pace of technology, life expectancy has radically advanced in just a few generations.  In 1950, the average global life expectancy was just 48 years.  The most recent global data, from 2017, shows the average global life expectancy at over 72 years. 

Continue reading

Older Man Kissing Woman on Beach

Improve Your Sex Drive After 50

Sex is an important aspect of most adults’ lives, and has a profound influence on physical and emotional well-being, connection with a partner, and much more.  As we age, however, physiological, mental, and other changes can decrease sexual performance and, more importantly, negatively impact sex drive.  This is a cause for concern for a lot of aging adults, and yet many are too embarrassed or hesitant to bring it up with their doctors or healthcare professionals.

Continue reading

Closeup of Older Adult's Face and Wrinkled Skin

Looking Good with Age WITHOUT Surgery

One of the most frequent complaints that people have about getting older relates to how their appearance changes.  Graying hair, wrinkles on the face, thinner and looser skin, perhaps some added weight – these are some of the outward visible effects of aging that most people experience.  While as yet there is no true fountain of youth, there are a lot of ways to address these kinds of age-related appearance issues – one of the most common being cosmetic surgeries.  But what if...

Continue reading

Older Man Arm Curls with Weights

Over 50 Muscle Building

It’s common wisdom that building muscle becomes more difficult as we age.  This seems particularly pronounced at age 50 and beyond, though can begin even earlier in some people.  Building muscle is always a mix of diet, exercise, training, and hard work, at any age.  But there are several specific considerations and additional challenges that come into play for older adults. With all of that said, however, it is entirely possible to maintain and even build muscle after 50, 60,...

Continue reading