Category Archive: Long Life

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health


Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile… Continue reading

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101-Year-Old Runs 100-Meters in 40.12 Seconds


Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101, became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters. The Championships were hosted in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Julia… Continue reading

South Africa’s Record Breaking Running ‘Grand Dame’


85-year-old Deirdre Larkin, a South African grandmother holds the over-80 World Half Marathon Record and shows no sign of slowing down.

Taiwan Strongest Grandpa


Sorry guys, but the number of birthdays under your belt are officially no longer an excuse for letting your fitness go downhill. You can thank Huang Ching-hsin for that, a 72-year-old farmer from… Continue reading

Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?


Research shows you’re likely to live longer if you walk at least 5.5 miles (8.9Km) per week Walking this much at a slow pace of 2 miles per hour (3.2 Km/ hour) can… Continue reading

89-Year-Old Speeds to Finish Line, Walker and All


A combination of LeBron James and Steph Curry—that’s what 89-year-old Jane Ensign said she felt like as she crossed the finish line of a 1-mile race on Memorial Day. “Everybody was cheering for… Continue reading

Vitamins and Minerals: Nutrition From A to Z


Find out which vitamins and minerals your body needs, what they do, and what foods you can eat to get them.. 1/20 Vitamin A One type comes from animal sources of food. It… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape


Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

Longevity Secrets of ‘Super Agers’: Life at 90 and Beyond


WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common. Super-Agers: Life at 90 and Beyond How can you attain a long, robust life? Researchers are studying the habits of 90-year-olds… Continue reading

Is the 1-Minute Workout a Myth?


By Marygrace Taylor* “I have tons of free time to work out!” said no one ever. It’s no secret that regular exercise is essential for your health and wellbeing. But when you constantly… Continue reading

Health Secrets of Sweet Potatoes


These orange beauties are a nutritional powerhouse. Learn all the reasons to love the humble sweet potato. 1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white,… Continue reading

World Life Expectancy is Rising Significantly — Except in the US 


A surprising new study maintains that the average life expectancy will increase in most developed countries by the year 2030. If you want to live longer, where you live may play a factor.… Continue reading