No Purchase Necessary: Skip Black Friday & Head Outdoors
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No Purchase Necessary: Skip Black Friday & Head Outdoors

Liz Merritt - Nov 24, 2017

I love that REI, one of the most influential outdoor retailers in the world, closes its doors today and advocates we skip Black Friday altogether. The symbolism of that…

10 Gift Ideas for Active Lifestyles You Don’t Want to Miss!
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10 Gift Ideas for Active Lifestyles You Don’t Want to Miss!

Liz Merritt - Nov 10, 2017

If you’re on the lookout for the latest, greatest gadget, workout ensemble, relaxation tools, nutrition helpers and just about any other gifts for the active agers on…

Live Life to the Fullest by Embracing Fear & Change
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Live Life to the Fullest by Embracing Fear & Change

Frank Sole - Nov 08, 2017

Maybe it’s not necessarily the hard work that scares us. Somewhere in our lives, we did the necessary hard work to get where we are today. We…

5 Easy Steps to Minimize the Stuff & Simplify Your Life
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5 Easy Steps to Minimize the Stuff & Simplify Your Life

Liz Merritt - Oct 31, 2017

I am at the point in my life where stuff simply doesn’t matter as much. I’m so over trying to impress with the things I’ve collected along…

Unlimited: 70 is the New 30 for This Ironman Athlete
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Unlimited: 70 is the New 30 for This Ironman Athlete

Liz Merritt - Oct 26, 2017

When you meet George Demetrulias, the first thing you’ll notice is his trim, athletic build and dark suntan. He grabs a cup of coffee, pulls up a…

From Heart Failure to World Competition at 73
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From Heart Failure to World Competition at 73

Liz Merritt - Oct 12, 2017

For 73-year-old Ken Lewis, there is no such thing as slowing down or quitting. In fact, this triathlon coach, athlete and heart patient regularly competes in world…

Senior Powerlifter Finds Strength Through Adversity
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Senior Powerlifter Finds Strength Through Adversity

Liz Merritt - Sep 28, 2017

On the eve of her 73rd birthday, senior powerlifter Gayle Clawson sits across the booth at the local Village Inn and chatters excitedly about her second love.…

Bring It On: Boomer Athlete Thrives on Challenges
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Bring It On: Boomer Athlete Thrives on Challenges

Liz Merritt - Sep 21, 2017

For 59-year-old Ronnie Piña, the road to racing is paved with opportunities for physical and mental challenges that fuel this Boomer athlete's passion for healthy aging. “Mentally, I…

Senior Ironman Shooting for Podium to Celebrate 75th Birthday
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Senior Ironman Shooting for Podium to Celebrate 75th Birthday

Liz Merritt - Sep 14, 2017

Dave Wolford is aiming high for his 75th birthday. A few weeks shy of 71, this four-time senior Ironman triathlete is eyeing number five at 75 –…

Boomer, Educator Embraces Love for Running After 70
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Boomer, Educator Embraces Love for Running After 70

Liz Merritt - Sep 01, 2017

For 71-year-old Jean Oracheff, taking on the moniker 'athlete' still feels a bit foreign. In fact, she brushes off any suggestion that she is actually an athlete,…