Going to the gym isn’t always the best option when you want to work out. In fact, sometimes it just doesn’t make sense at all. Hitting the gym can be costly; both for your bank account and your precious free-time. If you’re trying to save time and money, or you’re simply more comfortable working out at home, get fit without a gym by using these tips.

It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one -- particularly for folks over 60. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association. People do financial planning for retirement, but what about retirement health planning? Motivated seniors can begin by following this 10-step program.

First of all, no one’s saying you SHOULD quit drinking coffee—your daily java habit is probably healthier than you think. But if you suspect you’re drinking too much coffee or caffeine and want to cut back, here’s what could happen.

You may not know that the side effects of certain medications, or taking more than 4 medicines at a time, can make you more at risk of falling. Learning to manage your medication well and understanding how they affect you are an important part of fall prevention.

Note to Mimi, Didi, Gigi, G-Ma and the rest of the gang who have swapped out your own pet names for Grandma: Being a grandparent is good for your health. So says Angela Sanford, M.D., assistant professor of geriatrics at Saint Louis University.

Do you love the taste of something sweet? Are you constantly wanting more? Even though we know sugar is not a nutritious choice, our body can frequently crave it. And often, it can be hard to resist the sugar cravings. Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Beth Romanski of My Healthy Transitions Health Coaching explains seven surprising sugar craving causes in your diet and lifestyle that you can identify and control. Here is list of some surprising sugar craving causes.

As public awareness of food allergies increases, identification and management into adulthood can be difficult to sort out, carrying the risk of misdiagnosis, according to specialists who are trying to improve physician education.