Tonal’s Home Gym Is Made for Folks Who Want to Get Ripped

Tonal’s Home Gym Is Made for Folks Who Want to Get Ripped

The majority of smart home fitness products center around cardio workouts instead of lifting weights. Ride a bike, do some burpees, plank for five. Some systems include lightweight dumbbells or kettlebells, but even when those are part of the package, they are used in interval training workouts designed for toning and slimming down. They aren’t …

5 exercises to combat chronic aches from too much computer time

5 exercises to combat chronic aches from too much computer time

With virtual classes and at-home work, it’s no wonder why many people are experiencing more pain in the neck and back than usual. Sitting in a chair all day, your back slouched and neck bent, is just not good for you. Period. It’s important to remain in motion throughout the day. I recommend scheduling a …

Why strength is the secret to 40-plus fitness – and how to keep midlife muscles strong

Why strength is the secret to 40-plus fitness – and how to keep midlife muscles strong

In normal times, ‘dad strength’ (or mum strength) is one of the perks of ageing: strength takes a long time to build and almost as long to lose, meaning that a lifetime of moderately challenging physical tasks can see most people keep their strength well into middle age. Over a third of over-55s have seen …