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3 Healthy Reasons Adults Should Compete in Sports

3 Healthy Reasons Adults Should Compete in Sports

Buy Alyssa Long Sleeved Turtle Neck Tunic Think you’re too old to play sports? You’re not. Here are three reasons why competing in sport is healthy for older adults. Other than competing in AAU swimming as a youth, it wasn’t until I was 25 that I participated in a competitive event. It was always a desire within me, but I didn’t realize it until I was older. As the younger sibling of an All-American high-school cross-country and track star, I thought I might have some talent as well. Luckily, as an adult, I answered the voice within, and decided to...


Is a Slow Metabolism the Cause of Your Weight Gain?

Is a Slow Metabolism the Cause of Your Weight Gain?

As I approach another birthday, I am reminded that it gets harder to maintain body weight and size as we age. The same diet plan or exercise regimen will not yield the same results as it did when I was in my twenties. When I was a personal trainer, my clients often asked me how they could increase or boost their metabolism. The key to maintaining your figure depends on many factors, including doing the right kind of exercise with the right frequency, getting enough rest, and eating a clean diet low in starchy carbohydrates. Aside from these factors, metabolism–the natural...