011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

290919 Setting yourself up for success with your exercise plans

290919 Setting yourself up for success with your exercise plans A beginning exercise program should be fun and easy to follow. It should not be a complicated affair filled with complex and hard to follow directions or intricate movements. Just keep it simple, follow it each day, and have fun. The more complicated you make … Continue reading 290919 Setting yourself up for success with your exercise plans

Deafness and hearing loss

Deafness and hearing loss https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/deafness-and-hearing-loss Here is a fact sheet, from the World Health Organization, for all of us with a hearing loss of some sort. I started wearing hearing aids (intermittently, because of the difficulty in putting them in right) about a year ago and they do make a difference. A BIG difference! However, … Continue reading Deafness and hearing loss

020819 Introduction to fitness

020819 Introduction to fitness This portion of ActivelyFitSeniors exposes you to the different concepts of fitness and then swiftly moves into guiding you in setting up your own fitness program. Now, it will be immediately apparent that if you are exercising, you will get tired and sore. Therefore, a discussion follows concerning the causes of … Continue reading 020819 Introduction to fitness

Introducing Will Brink

I have known Will for a number of years, not as a personal friend, but as a respected trainer in the field of strength and conditioning. He has a lengthy resume, as can be seen by reading his bio. Who Is Will Brink? I have been a writer for over two decades and have been … Continue reading Introducing Will Brink

Introduction to senior fitness training

Consider this advice from the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health for a moment: “There are 1,440 minutes in every day. Schedule 30 of them for physical activity! Regular exercise is a critical part of staying healthy. People who are active live longer and feel better. Exercise can help you maintain a … Continue reading Introduction to senior fitness training