Why you should do resistance training

What is resistance training? Resistance training (aka strength training) is an exercise that applies tension to muscles through the use of free weights, machine weights, resistance bands, or body weight – to induce muscular contraction. Resistance training leads to increased strength, and muscle endurance (anaerobic endurance), improves bone density and promotes positive impacts on body […]

Mental Health and Exercise

Mindful Exercise Exercise doesn’t just improve your physical appearance, but it has a profound impact on your mental state. Exercise can improve our overall mood, energy levels, memory, and sleep, and more recent research shows the proven natural benefits it can have in low-moderate levels of depression, anxiety, and ADHD. What happens to the brain […]

A Good News Story On Osteoporosis Prevention

A 55Plus Success Story! I am proud to share with you an email I recently received from an excited 55 Plus subscriber. This lady (let’s call her Jill) is 67 years of age and has been diligently following the 55 Plus exercise videos since we launched in 2018. Prior to this Jill had a below-average […]

The Number 1 Way to Make Exercise Easier and More Enjoyable         

HABIT… When exercise becomes a habit, it becomes part of your daily life and when you don’t do it, you feel kind of guilty. Do you enjoy mundane tasks like brushing your teeth, or washing your car? I’d say your answer is no, but how do you feel when you’ve completed those chores? A clean […]

8 Important Benefits of Exercise…

Reduces Stress: Got a lot going on in your life, and feeling a little stressed about it all? Try taking a walk or heading to the gym for a quick workout. One of the most common mental benefits of exercise is stress relief. Working up a sweat will increase your endorphins, which can help manage […]

4 Must Know Things About Flexibility

Flexibility is the range of motion of a joint or a group of joints. It’s often associated with the mobility of muscle groups that allow for greater movement around the joints and is extremely important if we want to remain independent and enjoy a productive and active life. 1. Keeping your muscles flexible and limber […]