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Which is Better for Seniors: Weight Machines or Free Weights?

The debate about which is better, free weights or weight machines, for building muscle strength and tone has been raging for a long time. I specifically want to talk about which is better for the senior weight trainer and believe me, there are darn few online articles that talk about this aspect of weight training as it relates to we older folks. 1.355 palabras más

Weight Training

The Protein Question - Another Study - For the Over 50 Guys and Gals.

Spotted this story on Yahoo:  “Older Adults: Double Your Protein Intake for Better Health

Whether you’re running an Ironman or walking laps at the mall, current guidelines on protein intake just aren’t enough to — …

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Protein Levels

Age Is A Factor, Not An Excuse

Many things must be considered when working with a client and age – any age – is certainly an important aspect when developing a sound program for someone. 240 palabras más

Fit By Fred

Saturday is Cardio Day

I said that Saturday is Cardio Day, but the title is misleading. I try to get a short cardio workout in every time I’m at the gym, which in my case is Monday through Friday. 1.703 palabras más

Weight Training

Reducing Belly Fat by Weight Training

Belly fat or visceral fat is one of the most insidious nuisances that plague a significant percentage of individuals. This fat sits in an apron-like flap of tissue under the belly muscles that blankets the intestines. 454 palabras más

Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues. 167 palabras más

General Fitness

Sarcopenia

What is sarcopenia?

Sarcopenia is the term used to describe the loss of muscle mass and strength that is associated with aging. It “contributes to a decline in physical function, frailty and loss of independence”.1… 444 palabras más

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