The FITFOREVER Approach: Train Movement, Not Muscles

One of the most important things about FITFOREVER is that the experts who put the program together are such deep disciples of WHOLE BODY exercise. FITFOREVER Instructor and Co-Creator, Bill Fabrocini, has been stressing all his professional life that the point is to “Train movements, not muscles.” The old technique was to isolate and train muscles. Awful dumb…. Read more »

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Will Exercise Improve My Mental Health and Mood?

What happens if you do: You can put a serious dent in chronic depression and anxiety What happens if you don’t: You may become unnecessarily dependent on antidepressant and anxiety medications that have side effects.

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The Best Way To Reduce Falling As You Age

FALL DOWN, GO BOOM. NEVER GET UP AGAIN. OH, LORD! Most of our lives, we don’t think much about accidents. I mean, they happen once in a while, but they’re apt to be minor or they’re weird.

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The Two Most Important Questions to Ask When Choosing A Fitness Program

If you asked a hundred people what their New Year’s resolution was, the response from the vast majority would have something to do with fitness. We all know we need to exercise for overall health and wellbeing (whether we actually do it or not is a different story) and current research points to the ability to prevent certain diseases and even postpone the negative effects of aging for decades through exercise.

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The Benefits of Adding Tubing to Your Workout

By now, you’ve probably noticed that exercise tubing plays a starring role in many of our workouts. At FITFOREVER, we’re big fans of that simple, little piece of equipment and for very good reason.

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Have You Been Exercising Wrong This Whole Time?

Most of us know that the body can deteriorate and wear down with age. But, as my good friend Chris Crowley, co-author of the NYT bestselling Younger Next Year series, says — you can basically halt that decline until your late 80s or 90s with diet and exercise.

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Chris Crowley on: Aerobics & Strength

Okay, we’re still laying down the heavy timbers. Here is a second set of basic points you’ll want to keep in mind as you take up the FITFOREVER regimen: You truly need to do two kinds of exercises – aerobics and strength training – which do very different things for you. You may prefer one or the other; doesn’t matter. You have to do both, or you’ll go straight to hell. Sorry.

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Chris Crowley on: Aging – Laying the Heavy Timbers

From Chris Crowley, creator and co-author of the New York Times bestselling Younger Next Year books.
Congratulations. You are embarking on a regimen that will change your life in astonishing and wonderful ways. Let’s talk about that for a minute, up front… set the darned old hook and get you committed.

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What I Learned From A Recent Illness

Recently, I was stopped in my tracks by an article in the national news with the headline: “Average person feels too OLD to workout at 41”. Surprising? Disturbing? In this survey of 2,000 adults, most pegged 41 years old as the age when one becomes too old to work out regularly.