A stability ball is a highly beneficial workout tool for full-body fitness training. Though most people only use it to do crunches, there are many other important sculpting and strengthening exercises that can be done with a stability ball. The reason using an … [Read more...] about 14 Stability Ball Exercises for a Full-Body Sculpting Workout
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.
28 fun exercises that will sculpt, strengthen, and define your entire body using the Pilates Wunda Chair. The pilates chair is my favorite piece of gym equipment and provides me with my favorite workout of the week, helping me to develop lean muscle in my … [Read more...] about Pilates Chair Workout for Lean Muscle
Pilates is a specialized and highly effective series of exercises – originally developed for male police officers and soldiers, and later for sports injury rehabilitation. I live in Hollywood, and it's common knowledge here among fitness trainers and entertainment … [Read more...] about Pilates Is Uniquely Effective Workout for Mature Men
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. In order to truly be in our best … [Read more...] about 15 Tips for Getting into the Best Shape of Your Life
Get firm and flexible! This 17-exercise mat program requires no equipment or gym membership. The best workouts are the ones that make you functionally fit – not just isolating the major muscle groups but also engaging the smaller, stabilizing muscles, too. Mat … [Read more...] about Mat Exercise Program for Strength and Flexibility – A No-Gym Workout
Try these 16 exercises using wrist and ankle weights to develop strength, shape, and definition in your thighs and abdominals. Ankle weights can be a highly effective and fun weapon in your fitness arsenal. Use ankle weights to fight – and win – the war on weak, … [Read more...] about Use Ankle Weights to Sculpt Your Physique
The longevity lifestyle makes it possible for people to improve their health and fitness – even after age 50. The longevity lifestyle is a way of daily living that stacks small, positive habits. These small habits might not accomplish much individually, but when … [Read more...] about How to Improve Health and Fitness After Age 50
Try this fitness circuit to pack your thighs with power and strength – with exercises that sculpt, firm, and define your quads, hamstrings, adductors, abductors, buttocks, and calves. Don't skip Leg Day! There are some common mistakes that people make when trying to … [Read more...] about Leg Day: A Lower-Body, Functional-Training Workout
Mobility maneuvers help keep your joints supple so that you walk better, have better posture, and reduce risk of injury. Improving flexibility is an important part of your successful-aging strategy. How do your joints and spine feel upon rising in the morning … [Read more...] about 11 Mobility Maneuvers to Help Keep Your Joints Supple
The kettlebell is a simple piece of fitness equipment that has been around for centuries. The genius of the kettlebell is that you only need one to give yourself a great workout. They're small and inexpensive, yet highly effective for building muscular endurance and … [Read more...] about Kettlebell for Beginners – 12 Exercise Ideas for a Defined, Sculpted Body