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
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.
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
Health protocols can help you to feel better, look better, improve your health, lengthen your lifespan, and experience a higher quality of daily living. Hugo Rietveld, Age 56, is an inspiring example of what can be accomplished when strategic health protocols are … [Read more...] about 10 Health Protocols that Will Help You Look Better Naked
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
This Video Reveals 28 Pilates 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 … [Read more...] about Pilates Chair Workout for Lean Muscle
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
How firm are your core muscles? Would you like your waistline to be even tighter? Properly developed abdominal muscles can look attractive on both women and men. However, there are greater benefits to having stronger abs than just appearance. Dane Findley, age 53, … [Read more...] about Stronger Abs! 12 Exercises Help You Develop Firm Core Muscles
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 Might, Too)
Try this complete upper-body workout using a resistance band to create strength, shape, and definition in your torso. I am an enthusiastic fan of the resistance band, particularly when training the major muscle groups of the upper body. The genius of a resistance … [Read more...] about Resistance Band Workout for Upper Body
A 20-Exercise Functional-Fitness Training Workout with Sprints to 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 cells for … [Read more...] about Sprints and Cone Drills for a Trim Body