Here are some intelligent, useful ideas for creating your healthiest body yet – even in your fifties and beyond. People can look beautiful in a variety of shapes and sizes; however, science is helping us to understand that inflammation accelerates aging – and … [Read more...] about How I Created My Healthiest Body Yet in My Fifties (and How You Can, Too)
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.
High-Intensity Interval Training – also called HIIT – is a highly effective style of workout that encourages lean muscle growth, while also burning the body's fat stores. Interval training out in the fresh air – such as your local, neighborhood park – is an enjoyable … [Read more...] about 9 Ideas for a Fun and Effective Outdoor HIIT Workout at Your Local Park
The Pinterest discovery engine makes it easy to save images and videos onto Boards and Sections – to help you remember those interesting new exercises the next time you workout. If you're serious about making permanent improvements to your physique and body … [Read more...] about How to Program Your Workouts Using Pinterest
Too many people are skipping Back Day at the gym! A healthy torso has muscles that are developed symmetrically. Many people are unaware that their chest muscles are stronger than their back muscles, and that this is causing them problems in their movement, … [Read more...] about Back Day: A Complete Workout for Your Torso’s Most Important Muscles
How to determine if the apparatus is worth putting in the gym area inside your home – plus, examples of the type of workouts you can do on the Pilates reformer. Many people wonder if a Pilates reformer should be included in the design of their home gym. Some of the … [Read more...] about Should I Get a Pilates Reformer for My Home Gym?
This simple Resistance Ring can help you sculpt and firm your entire body. The magic circle is a highly effective piece of pilates apparatus for calisthenics. When used correctly, the magic circle is a resistance ring that can help shape and firm the muscles of … [Read more...] about 11 Calisthenics with the Pilates Magic Circle that Improve Muscle Tone
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
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
The glutes are meant to be strong in human beings. The gluteus group is built from three muscles – maximus, medius, and minimus. The maximus is intended to be among the most powerful of our body's muscles. The gluteal muscles that comprise a person's buttocks are … [Read more...] about Glutes! 13 Exercises for Firm Buttocks and Symmetrically Developed Legs