Fitness Over 40

Prevent Heart Disease: Know Your Risk Factors

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Fri, Feb 03, 2012 @ 11:27 AM

February is American Heart Month, a campaign sponsored by the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart disease and prevention.

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Tags: diet, exercise, cardiovascular exercise, lifestyle habits, diabetes

Top 7 Benefits of Strength Training for Baby Boomers

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Thu, Dec 01, 2011 @ 08:06 AM

The 76 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. are well-known for their active, busy lifestyles. They are the generation that is redefining aging in our society by continuing to work and stay active well into their golden years.

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Tags: weight bearing exercise, osteoporosis, bone density, strength, endurance, Baby Boomer, Type 2 diabetes, exercise, body image, weight training, diabetes

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 @ 03:45 PM

November is American Diabetes Month. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 25.8 million Americans have diabetes. An additional 57 million Americans are estimated to have prediabetes, or higher than normal blood glucose levels.

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Tags: Baby Boomer, Type 2 diabetes, safety, diet, exercise, lifestyle habits, diabetes

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