Top 10 Health Tips to Slow Down Aging

slow down agingThe aging of the Baby Boomer generation is leading to an increased focus on whether it’s possible to slow down aging. Each day, more than 10,000 Baby Boomers hit the age of 65, and there is a concern by health authorities that increasing health issues of the boomers mean that demands on the health system will rise dramatically.

Much attention has been given to whether the boomers are financially ready for their retirement, but being physically ready might be just as important. The average boomer may be able to look forward to another 20 years of life after retirement. The important question is then,

The important question is then, are we physically ready to be able to enjoy our longer life expectancy? Continue reading Top 10 Health Tips to Slow Down Aging

Weight Training For Weight Loss, Fitness and Health

If you’re starting out with a new fitness program, are you doing weight training for weight loss, for fitness or for your general health.

Of course, there is some overlap here, but the choice of your goal will definitely influence the type of workout program that you start.

For example, assume that your priority goal is weight loss. Maybe you’ve noticed that you’ve started to add some extra kilograms in places you’d rather you didn’t.

Or maybe you’ve noticed that putting on extra weight has made you feel more sluggish in your everyday life. The solution here is to find ways to burn these excess calories in order to lose weight. Continue reading Weight Training For Weight Loss, Fitness and Health

3 Top Exercises for Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis

 

3 top exercises for prevention and treatment of osteoporosisWe have researched the 3 top exercises for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis as a special service to our senior readers.

The reality is that after age 30, our bones begin to lose density, making them more brittle and susceptible to fracture with each passing year. Continue reading 3 Top Exercises for Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis

Fitness Trackers: Are They Worth It?

Fitness TrackersFitness trackers represent one of the fastest growing segments of the wearable technology market. Driven by this consumer demand, leading brands such as Fitbit, and Garmin continue to develop new fitness trackers with a wide range of functionality.

New trackers have the ability to measure such things as heart rate, respiration rate and skin temperature. Continue reading Fitness Trackers: Are They Worth It?

Fit not Fat – the Boomer Challenge!

Fit Not Fat
Boomer Health Issues.

For the Boomer generation, there’s now an important new rallying cry: fit not fat!

The Baby Boomers will live longer than any generation in history, but they are also facing unprecedented health issues that have resulted from lifestyle choices made in their 30’s and 40’s. Continue reading Fit not Fat – the Boomer Challenge!