strength training

Weighted Vests, Ankle and Wrist Weights for Men and Women

Weighted Vests, Ankle and Wrist Weights for Men and Women

British Rowing-Interesting Facts

British Rowing – Interesting Facts

Over 40 Cycling may be perfect for you

Over 40? Cycling may be perfect for you

The Kettlebell Swing for Men and Women

The Kettlebell Swing for Men and Women

Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

From preventing heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and depression – many of us are not paying sufficient attention to the benefits of walking. Research shows yo’re likely to live longer if you walk at least: 5.5 miles/ week or 10.5 or 15.5 miles/ week? Answer: 5.5 miles/ …

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The Best Habits for Athletes Over 40

Life is less forgiving after 40. It’s a myth you can’t gain fitness, lose weight, change careers or change yourself past a certain age; but I do think those changes get harder. Your body doesn’t absorb and shrug off abuse as well as it did years ago. There’s more at stake when changing relationships and …

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6 Reasons Why You Should Add Deadlifts to Your Workout

We don’t know a more epic way to show off your strength than picking up a stacked barbell from the weight-room floor. The classic strength exercise engages one of the most innate human movement patterns (hinging forward at the hips) and works everything from your glutes and hamstrings to your core, lats, and shoulders. It also lets you move more pounds than …

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Lifting Weights Can Cut Your Cancer Risk by 25%

As if the bone-building, heart-strengthening, and hill-powering effects of pumping iron weren’t enough to make you cross-train. Older adults who lift weights are about 25 percent less likely to develop colon cancer than those who don’t pump iron, a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercisefinds. These new findings join previous research …

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Doctors Gave Him Two Years to Live. Now, He’s Set to Run a Marathon

Michigan resident Carlos Orosco is 41 years old, and it’s an age that sticks in his head. That’s because a couple years ago, his doctor said he’d be dead by now. Although he’d been heavy his whole life, Orosco started to gain significant weight in his 30s, thanks to a largely sedentary lifestyle, plenty of …

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Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

One of my least favorite weekends of the year is when clocks tumble backwards. The beginning of fall training for me is a sign I can no longer deny summer is over and winter is coming. As a 58-year-old cyclist, here’s how I change my training for the fall and what I recommend you should …

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