Tips for Keeping Muscle Mass as We Age

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Question: As a guys in his early 50’s, I keep losing muscle mass or feel like I am. What should I do to regain it? Should I consider testosterone boosters in addition to my workouts? Answer: Maintaining muscle mass as we age can be a significant problem for both men and women. Continuing to train […]

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Walking Outside vs. Inside on a Treadmill… Which is Better?

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Question: The weather has cooled off to the point that I don’t enjoy walking outside. I am considering using the mall as an alternative for my walks. My other option would be a membership through the Silver Sneakers program at a gym to use treadmills there. Which would be the most beneficial to do? Answer: […]

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Finding and Keeping Motivation

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Question: There is no motivation left in me to go to train, or run, or really feel like doing much anymore. Work is a grind, our kids are grown, and I feel like taking it easy. At the same time I don’t want to slide down the slippery slope and let my health go downhill. […]

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Higher Reps or Heavier Weights for Women in 50s Workout?

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Question: I have been working out for a while now. As a woman in my 50’s, I wanted to know whether doing lighter weight and higher reps was better or heavier weight and fewer reps? Answer: Although the typical response is lighter weight and higher reps the most effective method is a combination of the […]

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Slowing the Rate of Muscle Loss, Strength, and Flexibility as You Age

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Question: I am 70 and I have lost both balance and flexibility. I know through the years I have lost strength as well. Is it possible to recover any of that and how long will it take to see some results? Answer: The rate of loss of muscle mass actually begins in your 30’s and […]

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Small Steps Lead to Healthy Life!

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Question: I need to begin to work out, train actually, as you put it, but my time is limited. My stress levels are high; I need to lose weight for my health and I just don’t feel good anymore. How do I make time to take care of myself? I want to make sure I […]

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I ain’t as good as I once was – Working Out Over 50!

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Question: I am on the down side of my 50’s and have been struggling not only to push myself to exercise but once I get there my joints hurt for the first half of my workout. By the time I finish, I have begun to feel better. How do I structure my training to overcome […]

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73 Year Old Retired Judge Washburn Doing Pull-Ups!

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Retired Judge Washburn, 73 Years Old doing Pull-Ups… What’s YOUR Excuse???

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Over 50? Take Charge of Your Health!

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Question: I am in my 50’s and I am beginning to realize that I need to take better care of myself. I’m not in bad health yet but there are signs that I need to start exercising now to prevent some health issues that I am facing. What are some things that I can do […]

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