If you’re reading this, odds are that you are a bit older, perhaps beginning to see a decline in your strength and mobility, and are looking for a way to decrease, or even reverse the damage of the advancing years. My new book, “Resistance and Strength Training for Men Above 60,” may be just what…
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The Bullworker devices are available at a variety of venues, most notably at their official site. Here you will find a variety of products available, from the devices themselves to supporting literature, customer testimonials, and a blog you may wish to peruse. You can also find tips on combining this primarily isometric form of exercise with what some may consider the more common isotonic forms.
It’s vital that seniors take part in strength training. When we’re young, we don’t have to worry much about muscle mass and our bones, but as we get older, both of these start to change. Our muscles start to get weaker and our bodies, if they don’t receive enough calcium, can become brittle. This makes it easier for them to break for no reason at all. When we strength-train, even with a couple of dumbbells, this is helping to re-gain the muscle mass that we have lost. Take it back and you will always feel strong!
By their very nature, typical kettleball exercises build strength and endurance, especially in the shoulders, lower back and legs. They also improve gripping strength. Basic movements in a typical kettleball exercise routine, movements such as the swing, snatch, or clean and jerks, involve the entire body at once, and in a way which closely mimics manual labor, such as shoveling or farm work.
Turning 60 is one of the major milestones in anyone’s life. It is that wonderful state of transition where you’ve had a good look at life, lived it, loved it, experienced the highs and lows and become the person you are, and yet there’s still a lot to look forward to. As you move closer…
There are various ways in which you can start to exercise aerobically; especially if you are just starting back a “walking program” will be the smartest choice. Invest in a pedometer, you can get one from the local sporting goods store. A pedometer monitors the number of steps taken, you can gradually and little by little add more steps and stay fit.