Retirement and Good Living

 Finance, Health, Retirement Locations, Volunteering and more...
Retirement And Good Living  
 
Follow us on Twitter at RetirementSite

 

Like us on Facebook at Retirementsite
Previous Post: Next Post:

Skills Needed To Stay Fit Later In Life

Friday, May 17th, 2013   1:34 pm |  Category:   Health   |   Add Comment  
Author:     posts:  1    Author's   bio

Share this post/page...FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInEmail   

km4
FitOldDog’s great Ironman coach, Chris Hauth. Amazing athlete; stern but highly effective coach. My favorite Chris quote: “This is training camp, not complaining camp.”
 

Training is in red for danger. Don’t just go out there and run with no experience! You’ll be sidelined and demotivated in no time by shin splints, plantar fasciitis, ileo-tibial band syndrome, or worse. Study your chosen sport, talk to those who already do it and ask them about the challenges they faced, and enter it cautiously at first. In fact, the best way to start most land sports is conditioning through long walks.

 

km5
 

To maintain a healthy body and mind, undertake a gentle process of relentless learning. This will become a way of life after a while. NEVER think that it is too late or you are too old to get in shape. Your mind and body respond to load, so load them up wisely and as a life style choice.

 

Finally, I recommend that you read The Brain That Changes Itself, by Norman Doidge. This is the best self-help book I ever read. It will convince you that change is possible and within your reach.

 

Have fun exploring the response of your mind-body to exercise, and remember, a life without risk is no life at all.

 

Having scratched the surface of this topic, I wish you well, and happy trails.

Continue reading this post: previous page. . .
Check out other similar posts in the Health category.


If you would like to leave a comment please use the form below.

Comment:

Please enter the anti-spam code below (required):
*


Please subscribe to our newsletter for the latest posts, news and more
 
About  · Blog  · Contact Us  · Terms of Service


copyright © 2016 by MSI - powered by WordPress