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Human understanding of physical movement is reaching a new level of maturity. Science is helping us understand what techniques produce healthy results in the shortest amount of time.

Professional coaches and exercise kinesiologists are also contributing to the field with their practical, hands-on experience working with athletes. This section of Over Fifty and Fit reveals evidence-based fitness techniques that improve strength, symmetry, posture, agility, balance, mobility, and appearance.

15 Tips for Getting into the Best Shape of Your Life

Are you in your best shape? Few of us are. Our ancestors were hunters and farmers, but we’re not. And because we no longer chase buffalo and climb trees for fruit, our lives have become too sedentary to be optimally healthy. To be truly in our best shape, we must move more. But because of …

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How to Train with a Weighted Vest (a 17-Exercise Workout)

There’s a reason more athletes are opting to train in a weighted vest. Weighted fitness vests help burn more calories while exercising, and they help condition your heart and lungs and develop the musculature within your body. In the photos and video lower within this article, my vest is 11 pounds. If 11 pounds doesn’t …

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How to Use Ankle Weights to Sculpt Your Physique

Ankle weights can be a highly effective and fun weapon in your fitness arsenal. Try these 16 exercises using wrist and ankle weights to develop strength, shape, and definition in your thighs and abdominals. See the video lower within this article to see each movement in action. The Genius of Ankle Weights You can use …

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8 Ways to Turn Your Metabolism into a Fat-Burning Furnace

You want the food you eat to burn as energy instead of being stored as a fat cell. Metabolism is a process within your body that occurs as the food you eat is converted into energy. While some people’s metabolisms operate more efficiently, others have metabolisms that can be sluggish. The information and the video …

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Over 50 and Weak Buttocks? Try This Machine for Stronger Glutes

Are your buttocks starting to get a bit too flat or saggy? Are you wondering which exercise machine is best for people over 50 to tone glutes while burning body fat? The video below reveals my favorite exercise machine (you might be surprised by which one it is). At the end of the video, I …

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Have a Better Leg Day with this Functional-Training Legs Workout

Your legs need to be strong and supple for the rest of your body to be healthy. As tempting as it might be to skip leg day, your legs are the foundation of your physique. Try this fitness circuit on your next leg day to give your thighs sleek power and strength. Refer to the …

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