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
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.
How developed are your chest muscles? The downside to having weak pectorals – for both women and men – is that the chest area of the human body is particularly prone to the ravages of gravity, and without strong chest muscles the area can start to look droopy. Below … [Read more...] about Chest Workout: 11 Resistance-Training Movements to Develop Your Pectoral Muscles
A 15-exercise, calorie-burning workout to sculpt your major muscle groups and firm your core – perfect for women and men of all fitness levels. The body-weight suspension-training movement has achieved significant popularity in the last ten years. Today, almost … [Read more...] about TRX Suspension Training Body-Weight Exercises You Can Do Outside to Get Fit
Becoming physically fit after age 50 is more challenging than getting into shape at age 30. What would it be like if you were an even stronger person than you are right now – mentally, emotionally, and physically?Would being stronger create more positive outcomes in … [Read more...] about 10 Counterintuitive Ways to Become More Physically Fit After Age 50
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)
You don't need an expensive fitness club membership or fancy gym machines to have a great workout. In fact, sometimes home workouts produce better results than the gym. Try any of these highly effective home exercise routines below. The reason home exercise … [Read more...] about Home Exercise Routines – Popular Workouts You Can Do Anywhere
Give your torso a thorough workout with a pair of dumbbells. These 16 exercises will firm and strengthen your upper body. The dumbbell continues to be the single most effective tool for sculpting a body's torso muscles. A dumbbell is usually a safer and more … [Read more...] about Try This Dumbbell Torso Workout for a Sculpted Upper Body
Metabolism is a process within the human body that occurs as the food a person eats is converted into energy. Some people's metabolisms operate more efficiently than other's. Generally, you want the food that you eat to burn as energy instead of being stored as a fat … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Turn Your Metabolism into a Fat-Burning Furnace
There are four lifestyle factors that are proven to determine your posture, weight, overall health, and the ability to feel joy often. The four lifestyle factors that will improve your daily quality of life are: strategic physical … [Read more...] about Posture and Weight Determined by 4 Lifestyle Factors, Says New Research
The Landmine is a piece of exercise equipment consisting of a heavy steel plate attached to a pivoting tube – in which you can slide one end of a barbell and do lifting exercises. Technically, landmine exercises are really just movements done with a leaning barbell, … [Read more...] about The Landmine Workout: 14 Exercises with a Leaning Barbell