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
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.
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
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
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
There's a reason more athletes are opting to train in a weighted vest. Weighted fitness vests help you to burn more calories while exercising, and they help condition your heart and lungs and develop the musculature within your body. What Is a Weighted … [Read more...] about How to Train with a Weighted Vest (a 17-Exercise Workout)
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
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
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 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