Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for Active Older Adults
Helpful nutrition guidelines for active older adults
Strength Training Past 50-2nd Edition
Strength training helps runners reduce injuries.
Cycling Past 50
Since 1971, I�ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Energy Every Day
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Energy Every Day eBook
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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