Category Archives: Exercise

Fitness for Over-40s

Just because you’ve hit 40 doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to being out of shape. In fact, you need to take extra care of your health since you are aging and aren’t as resilient as when you were young. One way to get back in shape is by working out, even if your age does make it a

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Foods to Eat Before and After Running

Nothing feels better than a good, long run with the wind in your hair and the sounds of the city or country. Without a doubt, long runs will burn a great deal of energy. This means it is very important for runners to eat, both before and after their runs. Before a run, food needs to be consumed 30 to

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5 Effective Ways to Stay Consistent with Your Workouts

So, you’ve made the big decision to exercise. After years of “planning” on starting an exercise program that never seemed to materialize, you’re taking the plunge. Congratulations!  It’s never too late to get into shape and change your fitness level and life. The benefits of a regular exercise routine are many — it can help improve both your physical and

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5 Ways Strength Training Slows Aging

You know strength training benefits your body composition and improves the way you look, but did you know working your muscles against resistance also slows aging? If there’s one thing all humans want, it’s to be fit and functional as long as possible. Strength training can help you be your healthiest self and even slow the aging process, but have

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How Jogging Affects Your Body

There’s no specific timetable for seeing positive changes in your body after you’ve taken up jogging. The benefits of jogging begin immediately and tend to increase over time; you’ll see even more marked improvement at six months and a year.   Weight-Loss Whether you lose weight and how much weight you lose depends upon several factors, including how much time

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