There’s no better way to enrich your life than by making a difference in someone else’s. Volunteering is a great way to do just that. No matter how old, or young you are, giving just a bit of yourself can be all it takes to break the ice, and give someone the push they need. A nationwide program called Gliding Stars encourages special needs kids to go skating. Paired with able-bodied volunteers, the ice offers exercise, independence and joy in a most unexpected way for both clients and volunteers.
Talk about ordinary people with extraordinary stories…meet an inventor, entrepreneur and adventurer who has built an amazing life around doing what he loves! Plus, the intergenerational power of yoga.
The world is filled with unprecedented opportunity. At any point, you can start an entirely new chapter. It’s never too soon or too late to make the rest of your life the best of your life. We all wonder one thing — “What’s next? And how do I create it?”Growing Bolder’s Launchpad to What’s Next answers those questions and more. In this special sneak peek, learn more about our featured speakers and special guests. Ready to join us on the national tour? Get more details at growingbolder.com/launchpadlive.
Joan Benoit Samuelson may be the most inspiring female distance runner ever. In 1984 she won gold in the first Women’s Marathon ever held at the Olympics. Just weeks ago at the age of 60, she completed the Boston Marathon within 30 minutes of her very first time, exactly forty years ago. Joan shares with Growing Bolder what she believes it takes to stay in the race at any age.
We’ve been asked so many times — “What’s the key to Growing Bolder? How can I stop dreading growing older and start celebrating the power, the passion and the possibility that every day brings?” We believe the answers to those questions and many more are in Growing Bolder founder and CEO Marc Middleton’s new book Growing Bolder: Defy the Cult of Youth, Live with Passion and Purpose. Here’s why!
Can you have the wisdom of experience and the biology of youth at the same time? Deepak Chopra says, YES!
If you want to keep moving…you have to keep moving! Functional fitness is critical to Growing Bolder. It helps us maintain our independence for as long as possible and allows us to enjoy our lives to the fullest. It starts with one step! Health and fitness expert Betsy Hughes talks about what she and her husband have learned from decades of working with runners and athletes of all ages.
Ann Kahl says her health insurance is on her feet — in the form of running shoes! She motivates and inspires everyone around her, and it’s a story we can all learn from. See what Ann says about the health-wealth connection.
Are you an “adult-onset exerciser”? One of the keys to active longevity is movement — getting and staying fit. What your mind believes, your body can achieve, and Dr. Vonda Wright is busting myths about aging and activity.
What pushed you forward when you’re afraid of failure? Have you ever believed in yourself when nobody else around you did? We sat down with journalist Jane Pauley and Olympic champion Rowdy Gaines for candid conversations about overcoming doubt.