Sandra is a Professor of Exercise Physiology and Director of the Neuromuscular Physiology of Movement Laboratory and the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center at Marquette University (USA), and Editor-in-Chief of Exercise and Sports Science Reviews. Sandra’s research focuses on why and how people lose muscle strength and power as they age, the differences between men and women, and determining the best exercise strategies and interventions to offset the loss of strength and muscle power that occurs with age.
Most of us need to include regular exercise in our daily lives. And a new year is a great time to reset. But HOW can you INITIATE, then RETAIN the habit of regular exercise? Read more to learn strategies for incorporating exercise!
To feel in control of your body, end the year on a positive note by staying active before Christmas. Don’t wait until January 1st to initiate your New Year’s resolution for exercise. Build a fitness habit now! .
Although the benefits of exercise are impressive, the significance of this fact does not necessarily compel people to exercise. However, there are simple strategies that can be employed to establish, build, and maintain an exercise habit. Read more in this article from MyAge.fit!
Most of us acknowledge the need to be regularly active for optimal health. Despite scientific evidence that recognizes health benefits of exercise, consistent exercise habits are difficult to achieve. If you experience barriers to exercise, this article outlines strategies to help you!
Don’t miss the year’s most favoured articles from MyAge.Fit’s blog, Move Better. Live Better. Read more here!
Is regular walking enough to keep you strong and fit? Several women in their 50s and 60s who walk daily have told me that their walking routine provides ample aerobic exercise. They achieve a minimum of 10,000 steps daily, which is an established recommendation. Certainly, regular walking is very beneficial for general heart-lung health, mobility,…
Sleep is completely undervalued! We need, want, and appreciate sleep. Yet on the contrary, many of us behave as though sleep is overrated! Read more on how to improve your sleep.
The idea of running or even walking 5km may sound appealing, but also daunting or unfeasible for many. If that’s you … keep reading! Consider building your capacity to complete a 5km run or walk over the next 6 weeks or longer. Just run with it and run for health!
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives, notably health. In the last year, online activity increased markedly, but our bodies have become sedentary, sitting for hours in front of a computer. Read reflections on important lessons learned over the last year. We challenge you to reset your exercise routine and provide a starting point.
Why do we find it so hard to keep active, even when we know it’s good for us? Read about ‘the case for exercise’ and what to do about it. Exercise snacks, small and often, may help.