Exercising and working out is more than just “doing it”, it’s also about the WAY you do it and the MINDSET behind doing it. Especially after the age of 50!
As we progress in life, we may find ourselves in a position where we haven’t exercised in a long time and may not remember what to do, or maybe just don’t know how to start to begin with. Continue reading →
Have you notice that the older we get, the more and more we move away from proper nutrition? Yes, I’m talking to YOU, the Fitness Over Fifty people!
Think about this, when you go to the doctor and your get blood work readings back, what happens? More often than not, the doctor prescribes some sort of medication because your cholesterol is too high or your this is too that, or you need to do more of this, etc. You get the picture as I’m sure maybe you, or a friend of yours, has experienced this, right?
How would you like to get a step ahead of this just a wee bit? What I mean is, why not do some preventative “stuff” so those readings won’t be so bad? Believe it or not, there are some simple things you can do with your diet to make it so you, maybe, won’t have to visit the doctor as much.
I’m not a nutritionist, but I do know some common sense tricks to help you out.
Oh, and just because I’m writing towards the Fitness Over Fifty crowd, doesn’t mean these tips don’t apply to you! Pay attention!
Here are four of them: Continue reading →
Let me be clear about this and say it as simple as possible…..
You CANNOT spot reduce fat! In other words, if you want to lose belly fat, doing sit ups and crunches will NOT give you a small midsection! Let’s face it folks, when you’re over 45 or 50 years old, this whole “I can do a 2 hour workout at the gym” thing just isn’t as sexy as it was when you were 25 years old.
But, at the same time, you have learned to be more efficient with things in our life at this age as opposed to the younger you, right? I’m here to tell you we can all be more efficient with this “reduce belly fat” thing as well. Remember, we ALL have a six pack in our midsection, but it’s mostly covered up with that unwanted fat. So the question then is, “how to lose belly fat in the most efficient way possible?” Let me see if I can explain this in simple terms. (I like to keep things simple)
In order for this to make sense, you may need to change your mindset just a tad. In other words, instead of focusing on doing mid section exercises, focus on total fat body fat loss. Get it? I’m going to outline a thought process that, hopefully, Continue reading →