seniors & aging articles

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By dotFIT experts
on January 10, 2009
Weight loss and increased fitness are desirable at any age, but we tend to think these goals are harder to achieve as we get older. Are they really? Most people are probably primarily motivated to “get in shape” because they want to look better, so what happens when appearance no longer seems so important? More...
By dotFIT Experts
on February 24, 2009
This is the best and most complete longevity program supported by current research. Using the supplement strategy outlined below would provide an adult with all the currently well-studied compounds that have demonstrated positive outcomes in supporting brain, bone and cardiovascular health and thus may contribute to a longer, more productive lifespan. More...
By Larry Husted, MS, NASM-CPT, PES
on September 20, 2008
Balance training has been shown to be beneficial in improving dynamic joint stabilization. More...
By dotFIT experts
on February 16, 2009
Hypertension is the term used for high blood pressure (blood pressure which consistently rises over 140/90). Systolic pressure is the top number (140), the pressure created by your beating heart. Diastolic pressure is the bottom number (90), the pressure inside blood vessels when the heart is at rest. More...