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    Better With Age
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    New era, new wellness goals. Find out how to make these years some of your best.

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    Hello everyone.I retired 2 months ago, and looking for new and excited things to do. I have been trying to keep myself busy and active. I recently bought a house so I've been doing DIY projects to make it a home. I also like to garden, explore my new... 

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    I have been retired for three years. I understand the adjustment period. Most people I have spoken with about retirement have told me it took them 6-12 months to settle into a new routine. My first goal was to learn it do something new each year. The... 

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    I am a new empty nester of 3, my youngest just went away to college, the middle is in college and the oldest graduated college, got a job and moved out. I am having a hard time remembering who I am. I, too, am a 'hands on' parent, very involved in th... 

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    Jojo,Asking for guidance is the right step forward.Mom of 4 and one left at home I can relate.The transition is quiet yet a sense of peace for time to rediscover your new purpose. What do you want to learn? What is that passion you loved when you wer... 

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    Anyone have any experience with Achilles Tendinitis? SOMEHOW I came down the "wrong way" in a Fitness Class on my right ankle....and have had chronic pain in heel and ankle since September. Just started physical therapy and was informed I have achill... 

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    Hi Debbie,I'm a Melt Instructor and Pilates Instructor. I've overcome many foot issues, like achilles strain and plantar fasciitis. I recommend getting a SOFT roller/Melt Roller and rolling out your calves each day. Also get a small, squishy ball (Me... 

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    Very active....ski /Tennis/bike/teach fitness and PIlates. Anyone with knee replacement who is very active? Would love to hear about your experience. 

    I am very active 64 year old l, teaching fitness classes at the gym, along with Pickleball, kickboxing, Step class, etc. I had both my knees replaced, one 2 years ago and the other the year before. So so glad I did!! I can now do all those things I l... 

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    Anyone else feeling like there is a lack of support for older women who are still active in their fitness journey? For example...I hurt my back the other day doing a difficult Pilates move. I left my session not only in physical discomfort but in a l... 

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    Know it's easy to get discouraged but anyone at any age can hurt themselves so try to not think of it in terms of age and comparing yourself to others. Ask yourself "where am I at today?" and meet yourself there. If it's a new move, maybe you have to... 

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    My girls are in their 20s, with the oldest turning 25 next year. They're working adult jobs, dating, traveling etc. I'm trying to build an adult connection with them rather than looking at them as kids so they feel empowered and independent. Any advi... 

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    I love doing small day trips or overnight adventures. If they are into fitness, sign up for an even to do together. Take an art class. We love to have our own mini book club. 

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    I am going to be retiring soon, early at the age of 57. I have been so looking forward to this with so many things I wanted to do, plans, hobbies, community impact. Now that it is approaching I am a mess. My mind is all over the place. I feel overwhe... 

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    What a great thread! It's so important to talk about the difference between expectations and reality with regard to how different moments in our lives feel. There's so much rhetoric around how we "should" be excited for things like retirement, but fe... 

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    NEW WORKOUT CLASSES FROM OBÉ

    New month, new classes! From low-impact yoga designed to increase your mobility to strength training drills that will have you feeling the burn, find it all here whenever you need to shake up your routine.

    Get moving now!

    Your Wellbeing Starter Pack


    Enjoy free trials from our partners, exclusive to AthletaWell members.

    Enjoy two months free with Audible.
    Redeem Now

    Get 30 days free with Real. Enter code ATHLETAWELL at checkout.
    Redeem Now

    Enjoy a free trial to obé. Unlock thousands of live and on-demand classes.
    Redeem Now