Using a foam roller to warm-up your joints and muscles is a winning idea. Try these flexibility movements. One of the fitness mistakes people make most often is neglecting to warm-up their body sufficiently for an impending workout. A foam roller provides the perfect … [Read more...] about The Foam Roller Warm-Up – Prime Your Body for Exercise
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.
Training in your driveway is a lot of fun, and more versatile than you might imagine. In fact, you can have a better workout in your driveway than you can at the gym. This full-body workout is appropriate for both women and men, of all fitness levels. It's designed … [Read more...] about Driveway Training: a Full-Body Workout for Healthy Muscles and Fat Loss
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
Your body's lower-body muscles will respond to exercises done with resistance bands. What follows is an entire workout using resistance bands to sculpt the muscles of your lower body and help them become stronger and firmer – and more defined and … [Read more...] about Try This Lower-Body Workout Using Resistance Bands
Try this 20-exercise functional-fitness training workout with sprints – and help your body reach peak conditioning! You can burn more calories with sprints. Get lean and strong! Sprinting is an excellent way to wake up a sluggish metabolism so that it can burn fat … [Read more...] about Sprints and Cone Drills for a Trim Body
The Battle Rope is a simple piece of fitness equipment that can help you accomplish great things. Use the battle rope strategically and you can create a body that is lean, powerful, and well-shaped. Athletes typically add one or two battle rope exercises to their … [Read more...] about 16 Battle Rope Exercises for a Lean, Powerful Body
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
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
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