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 →
The question, “Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat” is one for the ages! In the fitness world, the “muscle weigh more than fat” argument has gone on for a LONG time and I’m sure it will continue.
BUT, I’ll add my thoughts on this “muscles weighs more than fat” argument. Lately, I’ve been reading quite a bit about muscle and fat and this weighs this much and that weighs that much and bla bla bla. Oh, believe me, if you’re into numbers and how everything breaks down into grams and centimeters and how 1 gram of fat burns 9 calories and….well, you get the picture, then it’s truly fascinating. But let’s face it, how many of us really like to understand that kind of stuff? Not a whole heck of a lot of us, right?
Now, if we were competing in body building or figure, that’s a whole different perspective and everything little ounce and gram needs to be accounted for, that’s just the nature of that sport. And if you compete in that sport, you know what I’m talking about.
But, for the person who wants to workout to be fit and healthy, getting that in depth with Continue reading →