2nd Act Fitness

Fit after 50: Get Up and Get Moving! Learning to Accept and Embrace Our Aging Body

Aging is an inevitable part of life. And at some point, all of us who live long enough have to learn to accept and embrace our aging body. That’s the time when it is more important than ever to get up, get moving, and keep moving! When it comes to staying fit after 50, it […]

How does DNA Testing for Fitness and Weight Loss Work? Genetic Testing for Optimal Weight Loss

How does DNA testing for fitness and weight loss work? Kurt Johnsen, co-founder and CEO of Simplified Genetics explains SimplyFit, a full sequence genetic consumer DNA test that tells you, with 99.9% accuracy, what you need to eat, do and take in order to achieve your optimal fitness and weight loss potential. Here’s how it […]

Fit after 50: Top Tips for Golfing after 50 with Fewer Injuries and Lower Scores

Golf is one of the few sports that we can play well into our golden years and, for many golf enthusiasts, one of the prime perks of retirement. Golf is also one of the few sports where you ride around in a cart and drink beer WHILE you play. (Not that there’s anything wrong with […]

Running for Dummies: No Stress Prep for Your First 5K!

Or should we say, “Running with Dummies”? We had so much fun staging our first Virtual 5K on Facebook Live, that we thought we would share the highlights at our own expense. That being said, there actually is some good information contained herein :-)! First and foremost, make it FUN!!! If you enjoy your outings, […]

Fit After 50: Stop Eating Crap! Creating a Happy and Healthy Life

Meet my personal trainer Andrea Galbreath, fitness and wellness coach, and author of Stop Eating Crap, a guide to creating a happy and healthy life! Andrea is bringing her first-hand knowledge, spunky personality and engaging sense of humor to 2nd Act TV to help us get motivated, get moving, and get in shape! Andrea went […]

Have You Given Up On Being Fit and Healthy after 55? Advice from a Septuagenarian Personal Trainer

Yes, a fit and fabulous personal trainer in her 70’s! Author Julie Luedtke is a shining example of living your best life after 55, the title that names her new book. She lives what she teaches. At 73, she still runs ½ marathons, 10Ks and 5Ks, and understands first hand what our body (and mind) […]

The Billy Blanks Story: Finding Purpose and Passion. Following Your Passion after 50!

Billy Blanks, best known as the founder of Tae Bo – the fitness craze that took the world by storm in the 90’s – is an inspiring example of living your purpose and passion in life after 50! Today, Billy takes us back to the beginning of his journey and talks about finding his passion […]

Secrets to Aging and Staying Fit after 50: How Do I Deal with Aging?

How do you deal with aging? One of the most difficult parts of aging is accepting that we are, in fact, getting older and learning to embrace our age. We get it! Our mind is in our twenties, but our body … not so much. What’s the secret to aging and staying fit after 50? […]

Fit after 50: Staying Fit after an Orthopedic Injury or Surgery!

Are you dealing with staying fit after an orthopedic injury or surgery? Staying fit after 50 can be challenging enough, when it seems like your body just doesn’t want to cooperate like it used to. Top that off with orthopedic injuries and surgery, it’s no wonder we get down and discouraged about our long-term fitness. […]

Against All Odds: The Billy Blanks Story Part One

Welcome to part one of our series with Billy Blanks, the creator of Tae Bo® Fitness. Billy epitomizes living with purpose and passion after 50, and what it means to overcoming significant challenges, reinventing your life, and never giving up. Today, Billy takes us back to his childhood, growing up in a small coal mine […]

Running After 50: Get Inspired to run after 50!

Here’s why you should be running after 50! Watch this video to see why running after 50 is great for you!  Find out how to start a running program after 50 even if you’ve never run before.  To stay motivated, join a local running club or commit to do a race. You won’t believe your […]

The Secret to Weight Loss for Women over 50: Weight Loss Tips for Boomers!

Do you feel like you have tried everything but simply cannot lose any weight? Fitness expert Rashelle Brown, and author of Reboot Your Body: Unlocking The Genetic Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss, explains that the secret to losing weight lies in rewriting your genetic make-up! Yes, you CAN! Backed by hundreds of hours of research […]