What Are The Benefits Of Weight Training For Older Adults?

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Wednesday, December 28, 2022


As we age, our bodies naturally begin to lose muscle mass and strength. This process, known as sarcopenia, can have a number of negative effects on our health and well-being, including decreased mobility, increased risk of falls and fractures, and a weakened immune system. However, regular weight training can help combat the effects of sarcopenia and provide several other benefits for older adults.

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66% Of Women Over 75 Have Difficulty Lifting A Weight Over 10 Lbs!

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Thursday, December 22, 2022


What happens to our bodies as we age? A study published in 1981 can help us answer that question. “The Framingham Disability Study II, Physical Disability Among the Aging” looks at many factors and what limitations occur as we get older. This information becomes even more relevant today as the second largest generation, the baby boomers, are now aged 56 to 75 years old.

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From Insulin Resistance to Type-2 Diabetes. By guest writer Maria Blouin

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Tuesday, December 20, 2022


Insulin resistance often referred to as prediabetes, means you have a higher-than-normal blood sugar level but not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes yet. If you have prediabetes, the long-term damage of diabetes may already be starting. There's good news, however. Progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes is evitable.

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40% OF NORMAL-WEIGHT ADULTS WILL HAVE A METABOLIC DISEASE!

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Friday, September 16, 2022


This is a statistic I read in the book “The Hacking of the American Mind” by Robert H. Lustig. In addition he mentions that 80% of obese people will suffer metabolic disease. This also means that 20% of overweight and obese people will not be affected. To me, both data points were shocking.

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Ask Your Trainer Part 1: 3 Tips For Baby Boomers Starting Their Fitness Journey

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Friday, April 15, 2022


My 3 tips for baby boomers to star their fitness journey. A step-by-sep approach to improve your health and wellness.

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Book Review — Iced! By Gary Reinl

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Tuesday, July 13, 2021


My first of many book reviews. Iced! is a great book that debunks the myth of icing our injuries and instead teaches us how to assist our body in healing faster. Great knowledge to have for our clients 50 plus.

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Staying Healthy While You’re at Home

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Tuesday, December 15, 2020


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Nuts And You

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Wednesday, January 2, 2019


Short blog on the benefits of nuts and how they help reduce serum cholesterol.

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Lunge Variations For Active Aging

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Saturday, December 29, 2018


Video and accompanying text on how to perform lunge variations with assistance.

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Are Strawberries bad for you?

Posted by: Guy Dufour


Thursday, March 29, 2018


“Are strawberries bad for you?” asked one of my clients during her weight training session. To be honest, the question caught me a little off guard, but only for a brief moment. My first thought was to understand why she was asking this question. I said “Do you think strawberries are bad for you?”. She thought for a moment and said “well, they are a whole food”, paused and added “but they have a lot of fruit sugar”. Ah Ah! Here we go, now I had more to go on.

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