2nd Act Fitness

A BIG Reason Why You Should Run after 50!

Wondering why you should run after 50? This video shows you the benefits and reasons why you should run after 50. You can recreate your life after 50 by becoming a runner.  Running is not only great for losing weight and getting fit, running is a great way to meet new friends, socialize with like-minded […]

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 […]

DNA Test Provides Roadmap to Achieving Optimal Fitness and Weight Loss after 50: Results Revealed!

Do our genes hold the answer to losing weight and getting fit? To find out, we took a DNA test designed to show the optimal way to get fit and lose weight based on our genetics. Achieving optimal fitness and weight loss at any age is a struggle in our sedentary fast-food world. Losing weight […]

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 […]

Fit after 50: Run for Donuts at the Great Donut Run! A Popular Fun Run for the Whole Family

It might seem counterintuitive to see “fit after 50” and “Great Donut Run” in the same headline, but heck, how fun is a donut run? It’s tons of fun, according to Cindy Chong, founder of Lace It Up Events and Race Director of The Great Donut Run in Orange County, California. Now in its 3rd […]

Fit after 50: Simple Tips to Take Your Workout Outdoors. Work Out Longer and Harder!

Spring is the perfect time to get fit after 50 by taking your workout outdoors. One simple tip, when we exercise outside, we feel healthier and tend to spend more time doing it. We work out longer and harder. In fact, one study found that older people who were active outdoors did at least 30 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

How to Lose Weight after 50: The Answer is in Your Genes! DNA Testing for Weight Loss

Are you having trouble losing weight after 50? The answer to finally losing weight and getting fit after 50 may just be in your genes. DNA testing for weight loss is the hottest new trend in fitness, and may finally provide the answers those of us over 50 have been seeking for decades. What do […]