Tag Archives: health

triathlon2 If you have a competitive streak and want to challenge yourself, a triathlon could be a great choice to take you to the next level.  You can do it even if you don’t yet know how to swim and have never run a day in your life.  The key is to take it in small steps until you can hardly wait to find one in your own neighborhood. July and August are a great time to start.
Read more

zumba imageIt's really easy to get caught in an exercise rut.  We tend to go to what is familiar, easy, and known.  Have you tried to shake things up a bit?  Ever tried a Zumba workout??  We offer several classes each week and would LOVE to see you there!  Grab a friend and drop in - your first chance is tonight!!

Zumba!! Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM Thornton Senior Center 9471 Dorothy Blvd in Thornton, CO $8 Drop in, $60R/$65NR.
Read more
hot weatherWhew, it's HOT out there!  When working out in hot weather, here are some great tips to follow: *Acclimatize at low intensity by starting your workouts at low intensity (and temperature) a few weeks before the mercury rises.  Once it gets really hot, you'll be in a much better place to handle the heat. *Hydrate often and BEFORE you begin to feel thirsty!  Keep replacing those fluids as you work out.  Don't forget electrolytes (two hours before.
Read more

eat smartAs we age, our eating habits definitely change.  Many people find they are less hungry in their later years.  People's tastes change, and perhaps due to health issues, or dental concerns, WHAT they eat must change.  We're always looking for links and resources regarding all aspects of fitness and nutrition.

Here’s a link to a fantastic resource for older adults focusing on nurtition for those over 60.  It’s got a.

Read more
Seo wordpress plugin by www.seowizard.org.