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
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 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. My least favorite part of exercising is not the doing of it, it's the planning of it – … [Read more...] about How to Program Your Workouts Using Pinterest
Try this 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 … [Read more...] about Sprints and Cone Drills for a Trim Body
Plyometrics is a type of training that produces fast, powerful movements. These 12 jumping exercises – when done properly – give you stronger thigh muscles and firmer glutes. Jump Your Way to a Trim Physique The word plyometrics is basically just a fancy way of … [Read more...] about Plyometrics! 12 Jumping Exercises to Help Give You Great-Looking Legs
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
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
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
This beginner shoulder workout will help shape and strengthen your deltoids. Properly developed deltoid muscles – on both women and men – are more important than many people realize: When the posterior deltoid muscles are strong, this helps to glide your shoulders … [Read more...] about Beginner Shoulder Workout: Your Waist Can Appear Smaller By Sculpting Your Deltoids
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)
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