One of the strongest predictors of longevity is fitness and that’s why this new study I came across recently interested me…..it delivers yet another reason to get active if you want to increase your chances of living healthier for longer. Anti-Aging benefits of HIIT What the researchers found was that some forms of exercise provide anti-aging benefits that other forms of … [Read more...] about New Study Uncovers Some Home Truths about Anti-Aging
by....... Boosting Your Metabolism With Exercise. One of the signs of ageing that drives most people crazy is that their weight seems to increase even though they are trying to eat less. But ever increasing inches of belly fat doesn't have to be a part of the ageing process. Weight gain CAN be avoided or, at the very least, minimized. You just need to have an … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Slow Ageing
and……why is TUT so Important for Building Muscle? Apart from something Grandma used to say....tut,tut,tut, TUT is a commonly used term in the bodybuilding industry and it stands for ‘time under tension.’ It refers to the duration of time your muscles are under tension while they’re being worked. And one of the things I like about the TUT method of resistance training is it … [Read more...] about What is TUT or Time Under Tension?
At times we can all get caught up in the lifestyle trap of too little exercise, too much takeaway food and processed pre-prepared meals and not enough sleep. But in the back of our minds, we also know that living a healthy lifestyle isn't the easiest thing to do, and the sad truth is that many of us simply feel just "too busy" in life to implement any healthy lifestyle … [Read more...] about For Busy People …… 4 Simple Hacks to Living a Healthy Lifestyle
People tend to think of aging as something only relative to older people. Ageing starts at birth. So ask yourself this........what sort of life do you want to have in your retirement? Well known poet Jonathan Swift once said, “Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.” While many find this quite amusing, from my experience, this quote does seem to … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Habits to Adopt for Healthy Aging and Living Longer
This is Part 2 in the series of Diets Don’t Work……Discover the Reality about Weight Loss. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet then may I suggest you have a look at it before getting into the solution I offer below…..it has all the weight loss motivation you will ever need and will fill in the gaps and get you primed for what’s ahead. No one has ever said that successful weight … [Read more...] about Now Discover the Elusive “Weight Loss Success Factor”
.....and How to Reverse Age Related Muscle Loss. As you steadily head towards retirement age it becomes progressively more important to take care of your health and physical capabilities because, for most people, your muscle mass, or age related loss of muscle mass, is on an ever increasing downhill slide the older you get. So you could say........Size Does Matter. This … [Read more...] about Why Strength Training is SO Important as You Start Aging…..
A part of my Active Ageing Program for Seniors…… ……and for those who want to end up being healthy seniors. You don’t need me to tell you this, but aging can take a huge toll on your mind and body, if you let it. I have proven to myself, and those who have watched my progress in the gym over the years, that it doesn’t have to. Active Aging is the answer. You can … [Read more...] about 4 Anti-Aging Exercise Ideas to Help Combat the Aging Process
......and Does the 5:2 Diet Work? "Only 30 percent (or less) of how we age can be attributed to genes. The remaining 70 percent is determined by our lifestyle choices.” - Steve Holman, author of a book I highly recommend to all my Active Ageing clients - “Old School New Body”. Do yourself a favour and check it out. Unfortunately, simple lifestyle choices tend to be the … [Read more...] about The 5:2 Diet – Is it the Best Weight Loss Diet for Me?
Let’s kick off with an important Active Ageing Fact: “As you age your body becomes weaker; bones are less dense, tendons and ligaments naturally lose their elasticity, the mind loses its sharpness, balance and coordination dwindle, and your aches and pains become more prominent.” But, the aging process doesn’t have to be like that…… ........you CAN change your future and the … [Read more...] about Active Ageing: The Top 50 Tips for Healthy Aging and Longevity