Category: Health, Fitness & Sports
- Nathan Carlisle Homes is partnering with bike manufacturer Villy Custom to provide the homebuyers in their Lakes at Legacy and Arrowbrooke communities with signature custom cruisers for free. (Photo: Nathan Carlisle Homes) Nathan Carlisle Homes recently announced two new 55+ communities just north of Dallas, Lakes at Legacy in Prosper and...
- The Championships, Wimbledon is just a few a weeks away. Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam tournament to feature grass courts. Every year during The Championships many wonder what it's like to play tennis on grass. While options in the US are limited, there are some.
- Many 55+ and active lifestyle communities are known for their golf course settings. Many builders have been able to hire the world's best course designers for their communities. Here's where to live if you've always wanted an Arnold Palmer or Jack Nicklaus course nearby.
- Living in a 55-plus community means opening new doors. It means finding the home you want to retire in, being part of a community, and enjoying life without the hassle of home maintenance. While living in a 55-plus community might require less lawn mowing and leaf raking, it doesn’t have to mean a lack of physical activity. A prime factor in the growth of age-restricted communities over the last few decades is – unsurprisingly - to stay active in retirement. Communities across the country are focusing on providing modern amenities and classes emphasizing the best ways to use them. It’s likely once you move into an active adult community, you’ll be overwhelmed at all the ways you can spend your leisure time.
- Retirees who want to remain active throughout their Golden Years have endless options to choose from thanks to the exciting amenities and recreational facilities provided by many active adult communities across the country. One of the more popular activities is tennis, which is a great non-contact sport that helps active adults build their strength and stamina while helping their mental clarity and agility. Many 55-plus communities provide full-service tennis facilities like pro shops, on-site instructors, private lessons, clubs, leagues, tournaments, and multiple tennis courts.
- Residents of Robson Ranch Texas in Denton will soon have a new fitness center. Robson Resort Communities has begun building a new multi-million dollar fitness facility called Pinnacle Fitness Center. The 9,500 square-foot fitness center will be completed by the first quarter of 2018.
- With March Madness approaching, not only are Boomers setting up their winning bracket but they might also be planning to move back to their beloved college town. Retirees who are college basketball fans may want to live in or near a city that is home to their favorite college team, and luckily, many of these college towns are also great retirement destinations. These cities typically unite the community over the love of a college sport as well as offer small town vibes, an intellectual culture, and a vibrant social environment. Some cities even have a reasonable tax-climate, affordable housing, and easy access to great medical care. So if you’re looking to root for your own alma mater during college basketball season then check out these top cities to retire with great college basketball teams.
- As the seasons change and many places become too cold and/or too dangerous to get outside and exercise, you are probably looking for some creative ways to stay fit. Staying fit during the winter doesn't have to be hard, you just have to find some unique ways to stay active that don't necessarily involve being outside.
- Sometimes the biggest barrier to being fit isn't the exercise, it's all the hassle necessary to just get started exercising. Finding time for daily exercise in your life can be tough. Adding in additional time to sit in traffic and find parking might just make what feels tough, impossible. A home gym can be a great option, but for many who are downsizing their homes, there isn't the space. And even if you can find the room, exercise equipment is hardly cutting edge home decor. Plus, these days, some of the fanciest home equipment has become quite pricey. If you're feeling the motivation to work out at home, but don't want to clutter your house with lots of equipment, here are five exercises for getting an excellent workout without having to buy a single thing.