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
Are You a Member of the Active Aging Movement Yet?
If not, then here’s a question for you. Healthy aging; what does it mean to you? Regardless of your age it is something you really need to start thinking about and planning for. I thought this article I came across in the Montreal Gazette recently was interesting and worth a quick read; Fitness: Baby Boomers – set your sights on successful aging. Author Jill Barker goes … [Read more...] about Are You a Member of the Active Aging Movement Yet?
Active Ageing: Why and How It Is the Answer to Longevity……
......as well as the answer to Anti-Aging. As we get older, many of us tend to become a bit slack when it comes to exercising; and our eating habits tend to deteriorate as well. Unfortunately, all the good habits you have developed over the years tend to be replaced by bad ones and you barely even notice the change……except for the tightness of your best pair of … [Read more...] about Active Ageing: Why and How It Is the Answer to Longevity……
Top 10 Fitness and Weight Loss Tips for Men
Introduction Here’s an interesting fact I came across while doing some research - the average man has the majority of his body weight located above the waist whereas, women have most of their body weight below the waist but I suggest you be careful about how you might go and test this theory. Men are not hardwired to collect fat as easily as women, but women have a much … [Read more...] about Top 10 Fitness and Weight Loss Tips for Men
How Do You Define Fitness?
Someone asked me the other day, “What is the Definition of Fitness?” Interesting question I thought especially if you want to make the most of the short time we all have on this earth so why not have a look and see what my trusty dictionary has to say. The Oxford Dictionary states that fitness is “the condition of being physically fit and healthy”: disease and lack of … [Read more...] about How Do You Define Fitness?