Osteoarthritis affects a lot of women over 50 but if you don’t have it now, or have it in a non-debilitating way, you can ward off future problems by doing a couple of things: Walk. Start slow if you’re sedentary, building speed and distance over time. Ladies Home Journal has a great set of exercises and stretches designed to get you started and keep your joints in good shape. (http://www.lhj.com/health/fitness/stay-strong-workout/ ) Diet can also be a huge factor. For more information on how a certified health coach can help you achieve your health goals including building an exercise plan and nutrition plan that supports your joint health, contact me.