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3 Simple Steps To Get Fit and Healthy

If you’ve read anything I write, you know by now I like to keep things simple.  For the “Fitness Over Fifty” crowd, we sometimes need simple!  So, I’m giving you 3 simple steps to follow to get healthier, ok?

I feel that basic, simple information will go further than complicated information. I feel this way because I believe the human mind will, eventually, grasp the simpleness of what’s going on and direct you to do whatever it is you’re doing in a more and more complex way. Or, at the least, get a deeper understanding of this simpleness and get it ingrained in your subconscious mind. In other words, it becomes second nature. Make sense?

So, that being said, let’s talk about fitness because, after all, this site is called “Top Fitness Strategies”…duh! In order to keep fitness simple, you have to do simple things, right? After all, that IS the easiest way to do it.

I will outline 3 simple steps plan to give you a little nudge towards a fitter you. If you’re already nice and fit, feel free to add to what I have to say in the comments, ok?

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Nutrition Tips for the Fitness Over Fifty Crowd

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:
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What’s Your Reason For Working Out? Fitness Over Fifty

If you’re in the “Fitness Over Fifty” crown, I have a question for you…..

Why do you workout?  Why do you want to get fit?

Anyone that has worked out for any period of time runs into this question in their mind at least once. Some people go through this every time they put on their workout clothes,

(ESPECIALLY if they are over 50 years old!)

Of course, the usual answers come to mind, the classic answers if you will:
-To lose weight.
-To be healthy.
-To look good in that swimsuit.

These answers are great, but are they actually true? Continue reading