Ending knee pain

We get a lot of questions about knee pain while squatting or lunging. This may be something you experience while exercising or in daily life. If so, this simple solution could offer much needed relief. When we’re talking about pain—particularly knee or back pain—we like to say that posture dictates muscle function. Translation: moving in…

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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. Why It Works So Well Like anything else, workout trends have changed. There’s been a shift towards “functional fitness” – training…

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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.  Chris is absolutely correct, and I want…

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Different Exercises to Achieve Different Things From Chris Crowley, creator and co-author of the New York Times bestselling Younger Next Year books. 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…

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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. Then we’ll talk about the…

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man exercising at the gym

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. I read this article…

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female exercises to help with neutral spine

Maybe you’ve never heard the term. Maybe you’ve heard it but wondered: what exactly does neutral spine mean? And why is it so important? The definition is quite simple: neutral spine means good posture as it relates to your back and neck. It’s importance cannot be overstated—neutral spine is the position in which your back and…

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