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Submaximal Training for Older Adults

By Angus / July 26, 2021

A simple strength program designed for older adults to to increase bone density and improve strength, power and muscle mass.

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Woman Weight Training At Home

How to Get Strong Without Getting Injured

By Angus / July 16, 2021

Older athletes experience a higher rate of injury compared to younger athletes. Therefore, training programs for older adults must be designed to minimize the chance of injury.

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Woman Training At Home

How to Use Resistance Training to Become Anti-Frail

By Angus / July 9, 2021

Resistance training helps you avoid frailty by making you stronger, improving your body composition, and increasing your physical performance.

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The strong link between frailty and reduced physical fitness suggests that improving your physical fitness can prevent frailty.

How to Become Anti-Frail: The Importance of Physical Fitness

By Angus / June 29, 2021

The strong link between frailty and reduced physical fitness suggests that improving your physical fitness can prevent frailty.

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Woman Running In Mountains

The Minimal Dose of Exercise to Maintain Endurance

By Angus / March 3, 2021

You can maintain your aerobic fitness despite the ebbs and flows of life by reducing your training frequency or by reducing your training volume. But never by reducing your training intensity.

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Squatting Tweaks for Older Humans

By Angus / February 19, 2021

There are a range of squatting tweaks that can help both older athletes and people with chronic injuries to perform barbell squats without pain.

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Woman Impact Training

How to Dodge the Fragility Bullet

By Angus / November 28, 2020

Impact training combined with lifting weights is highly effective for increasing bone density and muscle mass in both young and older adults.

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Building Strong Bones: Upper Body

By Angus / November 15, 2020

The combination of resistance and impact training can preserve and perhaps even improve the strength of your bones as you get older.

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