Today, a client presented with pain in his shoulder. Knee and back pain are other common concerns. How should you treat it? If your answer is "rest and recuperate," you're wrong. Even surgery and painkillers don't really work. Painful experience yields one clear result ... (Click on the image of a TRX shoulder-and-psoas stretch for more on how to tackle pain.)
Active older people do not build up fat or cholesterol like their inactive counterparts. They even have the immune system of a 20-year-old, a new study shows. This allows them to enjoy the Third Age of Man, a whole new phase of life. (Click on the image of this supercharged senior to find out why).
Eat as much as you want, throw away the kitchen scale, and forget that you ever heard the word calorie. Here's the way to real and lasting weight loss. (Click on the image of my favorite neighborhood fat cat to read the full story, which cost $8 million to bring you).
The first fitness question asked in Hong Kong by people looking to lose weight is "What should I change in my diet?" It's particularly appropriate at Chinese New Year, when there's plenty of eating going on! Click on the image ushering in the Year of the Dog to find out what to change.
There's a bit more alphabet soup to add to Mid Age Man. Head trainer Alex Frew McMillan is now a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT). Here's why that piece of paper shouldn't really matter for those of us looking to get in shape. (Click the image of the NASM textbook for the full story.)