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Sharon Simmons, Former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Hopeful, Gives 8 Lessons On Aging Well

Sharon Simmons, Former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Hopeful, Gives 8 Lessons On Aging WellA very inspiring article from the Huffington Post written by Anthonia Akitunde.  Below is an excerpt. Last year as hundreds of beautiful and talented women a...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jul 11, 2016

Sample Turbulence Training Workout

I received an email from the creator of Turbulence Training and that is a guy named Craig Ballantyne. Craig told a story about how he created Turbulence Training and the techniques the way he made them but the part I was most interested to show you w...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Jun 17, 2016

Six Weeks Until My Competition, My Passion is Back!

   As of this Saturday it's six weeks until my powerlifting competition!  I have to admit that I'm a little nervous and I've been asking myself why am I doing this?  The answer is to challenge myself to be better and to inspire ot...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Apr 22, 2016

Exercise and Fitness as You Age: Exercise Tips to Get Fit and Stay Fit as You Grow Older

Another must read on the benefits that exercise has on aging.  Exercise is the best medicine to stay healthy and fit as you age.Exercise and Fitness as You Age: Exercise Tips to Get Fit and Stay Fit as You Grow Older...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Mar 5, 2016

5 Exercises to Impove the Power of Your Tennis Game

Tennis is a sport that requires excellent eye-hand coordination, good agility, and keen spatial awareness.  Besides the physical and mental challenge, tennis requires both anaerobic and aerobic conditioning.  Tennis is one of the sports tha...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Mar 2, 2016

5 Best Exercises for Women Over 50 - Linda Melone

Below is an article by Linda Melone, 57, writer, fitness pro and an expert on helping women over 50 create an ageless body.  This is a great article for any woman regardless of age who's trying to get healthy and fit.5 Best Exercises for Women O...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Feb 7, 2016

If You Want to Look Fit and Firm, You Have to Lift Weights

This is that time of the year in which gyms swell to fill their capacity as people sign-up in record numbers in hopes of losing weight and getting fit.  There's a wait to get on any piece of cardio equipment while the weight lifting area is almo...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jan 22, 2016

The Importance of a Balanced Breakfast

The importance of eating a properly balanced breakfast cannot be over-stated when it comes to building muscle and burning body fat.  Studies show that consuming 25 to 30 grams of high quality protein at each meal is necessary to stimulate protei...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jan 12, 2016

Eat This Not That! for Kids Book Review

David Zinczenko’s is part of the best-selling author’s popular series of Eat This Not That! books. It addresses the need to educate children and parents on restaurant and prepackaged foods in order to help them make healthier choices. Wit...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Jan 7, 2016

Squats, One of the Best Exercises for Overall Strength

If you've read any of my posts you know how passionate I am about strength training.  It is the most effective form of exercise for maintaining your muscle mass and strength as you age. In that light, I want to share some of my favorite exercise...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jan 1, 2016

Three Leg Exercises You Can Do at Home

For those of you who like working out in the privacy of your home, below are three exercises that  really strengthen and shape your legs. Exercise 1: Wall Ball SquatsStart in a standing position and place a therapeutic ball at the small of your...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 31, 2015

Two Exercises For a Strong Mid-Section

Having a strong mid-section is key to preventing lower back pain.  Add these two exercises to your fitness program to really strengthen your abdominal and lower back muscles.  PlanksPlanks are good for strengthening and developing your abdo...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 18, 2015

Two of My Favorite Exercises For Upper Back Strength

I'm in my 50s and I know that strength training is the most effective way to build and maintain my muscle mass, and to keep my strength.  I strength train 3 to 4 times each week and I can honestly say, I'm stronger than I was in my 20s.  It...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 13, 2015

Want to Increase Your Metabolism? Strength Train

Science is revealing more and more information about how important building and maintaining muscle is to your health especially as you age.  Losing muscle as you age is a natural process and along with that muscle loss is a corresponding decreas...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 5, 2015

The Doctor On Demand Diet Book is Awesome Giveaway

Many of you probably know already that I recently graduated with a degree in nutrition science. When I was asked to review The Doctor On Demand Diet book, the first thing I did was read about the author. When I saw all her credentials and years of ex...
by Sweep Tight on Nov 6, 2015

The Doctor On Demand Diet Book is Awesome Giveaway

Many of you probably know already that I recently graduated with a degree in nutrition science. When I was asked to review The Doctor On Demand Diet book, the first thing I did was read about the author. When I saw all her credentials and years of ex...
by Sweep Tight on Nov 6, 2015

Two of My Favorite Exercises for Developing Your Chest.

Hi, I'm Darvis Simms, I'm in my fifties and I'm as strong and fit as ever and you can be too.  Weight lifting is one of the best things you can do to keep strong and fit as you age.  Below I want to share with you two of my favorite exercis...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Oct 19, 2015

Advanced Strength Training Program for Over 50 by Darvis Simms (eBook) - Lulu

Advanced Strength Training Program for Over 50 by Darvis Simms (eBook) - LuluDownload this ebook and let me show you how to stay healthy and strong no matter your age.
by Forever Fit and Firm on Apr 2, 2015

The Happiness Project

Well I started reading this book called The Happiness Project. My wife bought it a while ago and after I stumbled through Eat, Pray, Love I thought it would be great to get another soul.empowering type book under my belt Gretchen Rubin who wrote this...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Oct 16, 2014

Complete Review of Burn The Fat Feed the Muscle

I was searching through the most popular fitness e-books a little while ago and ran into a book, Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle that seemed to be getting a lot of hype from others as the single best fitness book available. The post Complete Review of B...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Jun 28, 2014


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