Category Archives: Fitness

How Much Exercise is Too Much?

We now know that it only takes a relatively minimal amount of exercise to product optimal results – it is more about the type of exercise, than the level of intensity or duration. Exercising too hard or too long can … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Exercise, Fat Loss, Fitness, Muscle Building | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Should You Do Muscle Isolation Training?

Often I come across articles on how to train one particular muscle or joint – “get bigger biceps, how to flatten your abs etc”. The thing is – muscles are not designed to work in isolation, they work best as … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Exercise, Fitness | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Understanding Variation in Basal Metabolic Rate

In my last post I wrote about ‘The Plateau’ and how some measures can be misleading when considered over short periods of time. Another such measure is the Basal Metabolic Rate [BMR]. When people are working their way through exercise … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Weight Management | 1 Comment

Overcoming The Weight Loss or Fat Loss Plateau

For anyone who has engaged in any sort of fitness program or fat loss program, they know about ‘The Plateau’ – that week where the weight just doesn’t come off, and the fat is still hanging on the hips the … Continue reading

Posted in Fat Loss, Fitness, Muscle Building | 4 Comments

Don’t Buy Into Aging Myths

As we get older it is all too easy to buy into the aging hype and myths. One of the biggest myths connecting with aging is loss of muscle and increased body fat. Both muscle growth and fat are a … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Conditions, Anti-Aging Program, Diet, Fat Loss, Fitness, Muscle Building, Weight Management | Leave a comment

Iron Man Nutrition Great For Antiaging Program

I came across this very good video by triathlete Ben Greenfield on the nutritional requirements for athletes training for the Iron Man. As most of you would know, the Iron Man is the elite fitness event in the triathlon circuit. … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Diet, Fitness, Muscle Building, Supplements | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Want to Lose Fat – Then Get Out of The Way of Your Body

There are so many fat loss programs that it is confusing to many people as to which program works best. What most people don’t realise is that many of these programs actually work against you and make you put on … Continue reading

Posted in Fat Loss, Fitness, Weight Management | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Get Fitter By The Hour

With a lot of us feeling like we have to put in more effort to keep our jobs and businesses from falling into the hands of the recession, it is easy to feel like there is no time for keeping … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Fitness | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Using Weight Training To Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is far too accepted as being inevitable.  Sure, loss of calcium from the bones increases as we age – but rather than just accept it, why not look at why it happens and do something to prevent it. People do … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Fitness, Treatments | 7 Comments

Fitness Reduces Negative Effects of Menopause

Until recently it was believed that there were no positive beneftis associated with increased physical fitness and menopause. However, recent study results now show the physical activity may help ease symptoms and increase quality of life during menopause. About 1.5 … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Aging Program, Fitness, Treatments, Wellness | 18 Comments