Fitness protects you from cancer, even 20 years later

Here at mens fitness at 50 I always try to keep you up-to-date with what  you need to know to maintain your health and fitness in a real way.  I think this Study demonstrates the many benefits of physical activity in your life.  So enjoy the read.  Let me know what you think. In an article by Maggie Fox Senior Writer, NBC news.  She writes that…Fitness can protect you from cancer — even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century […] Read more »

A Real Weightloss Program That Will Work For You!

Ok so you’re not happy, you’re still overweight, you know you need to sort your diet out. No matter how much exercise…or not, you’re prepared to do.  And here we are another Spring with Summer just round the corner. What’s going to change? Well as I think you know there’s no magic diet or fitness plan out there. Things aren’t going to change overnight and no matter how much you would be prepared to pay for a fitness program, none of them will work if you don’t make a committment and get motivated to make the change you want. Just being honest… That said […] Read more »

I’m Still Standing!

Day 8 Mens Fitness at 50 Video Blog Burpees also known as Squat Thrusts is the last exercise I’m demonstrating from the Quick Start 7 Day Fitness Plan. All of these exercises are a great fitness routine all by themselves.  So if you haven’t exercised for a long time, this is a good place to start at your own pace.   Please leave me a comment, let me know what you think. And if you want to contact me directly regards your health and fitness Email me at phil@mensfitnessat50.com Read more »

Cardio Vascular Exercise Mountain Climbers

  Day 7 Mens Fitness At 50 Video Blog Mountain Climbers will challenge your fitness with Cardio Vascular endurance. This sort of training for heart health and alround fitness. You will find after some time doing this exercise that other Cardio activities such as Hiking, Running or Walking will become much easier and you won’t become short of breath, or tire as easily. This type of training will burn fat faster. Please leave me a comment, let me know what you think. And if you want to contact me directly regards your health and fitness Email me at phil@mensfitnessat50.com   Read more »

Sit Up’s Work Those Abs

Day 4 Of Mens Fitness At 50 Video Blog Today I look at doing Sit Up Exercises with variations. This can be a difficult Exercise to do. In the video I demonstrate some of the variations I do to achieve the Abdominal Crunch. Again, this is an exercise you just need to start “doing” and build on over time. Please leave me a comment, let me know what you think. And if you want to contact me directly regards your health and fitness Email me at phil@mensfitnessat50.com Read more »

Fitness At Christmas

Family Christmas

Well it’s here again, Christmas.  How do we keep our fitness at Christmas? It’s that time of year when we eat, drink and be merry.  Let’s face it; we’re all up for a bit of that!  In Winter we always want to eat more anyway, and Christmas is the time when we can, or can we? I’ve put on a bit of weight this week.  I’ve been out and about, a few Parties, some Cake and Mince Pies – I’ve always had a sweet tooth! But I’m not going to worry about it because I know where I am with this eat, drink […] Read more »

You Can Get Your Fitness Back

If you want your fitness back, you have probably heard the phrase, (and I know I’ve said it before) “it’s never too late” and it’s true.  Maybe you don‘t believe me? Well if you’re over 50 and not feeling very fit, may be you’re overweight, you’re thinking you’re over the hill, and should have done something about it before now. You’re too tired to play with the Grandchildren, you can’t be bothered to go out much, not very happy, each week feels harder. Yeah, you say well that’s the way it is when you’re getting older!  You slow down, put on weight, […] Read more »

The Caveman Diet

If you want good health and fitness for your mind and body you need The Caveman Diet. What another diet?  Huh heard it all before? Well stop and think again according to the latest research by Professor Arthur De Vany, our Genes contain information from strands of organisms that extend back over Two Billion Years.  And our diet should be what Man was eating 40,000 years ago, when we were hunters and gatherers.  In other words, Whole Food, Animals that have grazed on natural grass, Fish that swim in clean seas and rivers. We may well live in a modern […] Read more »

Thinking About Exercise

Thinking About Exercise

If you’ve been thinking about Exercise you’re probably looking for a Plan that works. I’ve been looking at the different Fitness Plans and tests people around the world have to do to demonstrate their fitness before they join a Profession they want to follow. The armed forces being one of the toughest. This is one I came across for the entrance for the United States Navy Seals.  I thought it would be interesting to share this with you. If you want success here you have to be prepared to get wet.  The Fitness Test is to qualify you for a program that […] Read more »

What’s your Personal Best In Health And Fitness

Personal Best

What’s your personal best in Health and Fitness and how can you start to achieve it quickly? Today’s the day when the eyes of the World are on London for the 2012 Olympic Games. Health fitness and personal best will be top of mind for the Olympic team members. Whether you love Sport or not, you have got to admire the Athletes of the World, who by pure Vision, Grit, Hard Work and Determination, are now going to represent their Countries, in the most ancient and magnificent feat of sporting agility that we can witness on the Planet. I for […] Read more »