Does a Lifetime of Regular Exercise Slow down Ageing?

A group of older people who have exercised all of their lives, were compared to a group of similarly aged adults and younger adults who do not exercise regularly. The results showed that those who have exercised regularly have defied the ageing process, having the immunity, muscle mass, and cholesterol levels of a young person.… Read More

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Is Protein Supplementation Combined with Resistance Training more Effective in Enhancing the Muscle Mass & Strength in the Elderly?

Research Paper Title Effect of Protein Supplementation Combined with Resistance Training on Muscle Mass, Strength and Function in the Elderly: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Background The loss of muscle mass, strength and function associated with increasing age has various health ramifications, including the elevated risk for falls, fractures, frailty, poor quality of life, and… Read More

Does Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improve Functional Fitness in Elderly Men?

Research Paper Title 12 Weeks of Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improves Functional Fitness in Elderly Men. Background Worldwide, there are up to 900 million people over 60 years old, of which more than half are physically inactive. Low physical fitness seems to be the major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and mortality in this population. Alternative… Read More

The Ultimate Supplements for Men of All Ages

Men require more nutrients than women, mainly due to their greater muscle mass and bigger size. The numerous daily demands on their energy and time also zap their nutrients and can cause stress. Stress, when not managed properly, can negatively affect a man’s health and overall life. Taking the right supplements can help lessen most of these issues and improve their overall health. Read More

Employing Older Trainers & Instructors: Are they An Untapped Opportunity?

Launching your fitness career later in life can be both daunting and exciting. You may have already had a long and successful career in a completely different industry and now you are starting from scratch – wondering how you will fit in – in an industry that can appear to be dominated by young, and… Read More

Boot Camps are for Seniors, Too!

If you are in your 60’s and you are getting less exercise than your doctor recommends, you certainly aren’t alone. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 31 million adults aged 50 or older are inactive, which increases their risk for everything from heart disease to osteoporosis. Seniors who do… Read More

Staying In Top Shape after Retirement

A military career often comes with a rigid and invigorating physical exercise regime. As the guardians of your nation’s safety and freedom, you always want to be in the best possible shape. But, as you reach retirement age, it can be tough to keep to the same schedule as you may have had when you… Read More