Combat Night Time Eating

Fitness over 50: Combating Night-time Eating Our body burns fuel at the highest capacity during the morning hours. Our metabolism and hormones are designed for us to consume and burn calories at regular intervals throughout the day. Eating enough of the right kind of foods regularly helps us maintain a healthy weight. However, many of...
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Lower Your Resting Heart Rate to increase your longevity

Lower Your Resting Heart Rate to increase your longevity   What is your resting heat rate?   When you sit quietly or when you sleep, your heart slips into a slower steady pace known as your resting heart rate. Recent studies show that men in their 50’s with a resting heart rate of 75bpm or...
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Clean Eating: Why the Standard American Diet (SAD) just doesn’t measure up

Clean Eating: Why the Standard American Diet (SAD) just doesn’t measure up   The standard American diet, SAD for short, is indeed sad….

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Use it or Lose it!

Use it or Lose it!   Find yourself huffing and puffing at the top of a flight of stairs? Do you get easily…

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Fitness over 50: Why do my knees hurt?

If the muscles surrounding your knees aren’t strong your knees are going to hurt. If your knees are out of condition or are…

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Fitness over 50: Weightlifting, how many reps are best?

Not a week goes by without someone asking me, “How many reps are best?” My response is, “It depends. What are you trying…

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Fitness over 50: Lateral stability

I recently sprained my ankle as a result of coming down hard on my foot on uneven ground. It could have been worse,…

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Fitness over 50: Elasticity is the key to youth

Embrace Jumping. Think about it. As a kid you happily jumped, bounced and bobbed along like you were made of rubber. When you…

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