Women start losing bone density in their late thirties and have a 50% risk of developing osteoporosis in their lifetimes. Many of us know that, but what you might not is that one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, approximately two million American men have osteoporosis, and about 12 million men are in danger of developing osteoporosis!
Beginning a new fitness program comes with great benefits at any age. An inspiring example of this Olga Kotella. She worked as a teacher, raised her family and retired at age 65 ... and what an amazing retirement! At the age of 77 she began training in track and field and went on to earn 37 world records and win 750 gold medals in nonagenarian track-and-field events around the world by the time she turned 95! Her story is inspiring, and that is only part of her legacy.
Exercise in the heat challenges the best intentions of our work-out regimens. After a cold winter of longing for summer, we can find ourselves overwhelmed when summer really kicks into high gear. That's because of how we normally regulate our temperature. Knowing how your body regulates its temperature can help you make better choices for your summer workouts.