Weight Gain It’s All In The Mind

Here’s a hard one. Are you overweight? Have you put on a few pounds? Have you “piled” it on over the last few years? Have you got a “beer belly” or a “bread basket”? Have you got a “muffin top”? Are you just plain fat! Woah! We don’t like that one. A bit nearer the truth though. Maybe you’ve probably heard one or more of those phrases and I probably could have gone on, and written at least another dozen. Words and phrases that people use, some more negative than others, but always said in a way that tries to […] Read more »

Mens Fitness – Take It To Another Level

Ok, Mens Fitness Plan that maintains and builds muscle.  If you read my blog posts last week, I talked about building muscle in your 50’s and beyond and why it’s so important.  And we’d established that the only way to do this as part of a Fitness Plan was to do some form of weight training. Back in March I wrote “When you do free weight training your entire body is supporting the weight”.  And it was this ongoing research to make weight training part of my fitness plan, and find something that I would enjoy and be enthusiastic about, […] Read more »

Exercise Routines for Men Over 50

By Nicholas Pell Nicholas Pell began writing professionally in 1995. He has written about culture, arts, spirituality and politics for “Maximumrocknroll,” “Just Out” and “Key 64,” in addition to editing for “London PA” magazine. Pell teaches yoga and studies vegan nutrition and fitness. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. As men get older, it’s more important than ever to stay in shape. However, there are certain considerations for exercise routines for men over 50. You have health concerns younger counterparts don’t have. Before starting any exercise routine, talk to your doctor […] Read more »

Men’s Fitness – Some Points To Consider

Many people define fitness as being healthy only in the body. However this is not true for men’s fitness as being fit means not only our bodies are working perfectly and they are in a perfect state, but also that our minds are functioning at their peak. Moreover being fit also means that our bodies are free from diseases as well. This idea should be incorporated in any muscle and fitness program. Joe Varghese writes…No doubt fitness is a very important part of our lives. In fact fitness may be such an important vocation of so many people, that they […] Read more »

Monthly magazine Men's Fitness to launch in new territories

Mark Sweney reports in The Guardian that Dennis Publishing is looking to capitalise on the boom in the men’s fitness market by striking a deal to expand monthly magazine Men’s Fitness into a number of international markets. Dennis has struck a deal with American Media (AMI), the publisher of titles including National Enquirer, Flex and celebrity news title Star, to develop Men’s Fitness into an “international power brand” targeting markets where fitness and active pursuits are growth sectors. Dennis will be hoping to emulate the success the title has seen in the UK which, against a backdrop of mostly dire ad […] Read more »