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The Worst Health Habits For Life Expectancy

It is no secret that habits in life have a direct impact on life expectancy and that healthy daily practices become progressively more important as we age. Not only do we need to eat clean and exercise regularly but there are certain things to avoid to increase longevity. FitAfter45.ca teamed up with LSM Insurance to put together the infographic below, covering …

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Breaking Down the Burpee

In the current world of fitness, there are a lot of different people and companies attempting to get their hands on your fitness dollars with all kinds of machines, gadgets, and supplements. But it’s important to remember that there are a ton of exercises still out there that require nothing but your body and commitment. One of the best options …

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The Benefits of Trampolining

Here at Fit After 45 we want to present ways for people over 45 to stay fit and stay committed to a super healthy lifestyle. This means looking for both conventional and unconventional forms of fitness, and it was with the unconventional in mind that we reached out Sky Zone Trampoline Park. Sky Zone is the world’s very first indoor …

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Working Out: Why Knowledge Isn’t Enough

The genesis of FitAfter45.ca was the desire to exchange ideas and share knowledge that allows athletes over 45 to maximize the effectiveness of their workouts regardless of their current athletic level. I think we have shared a lot of good information but after speaking with a friend and FitAfter45 follower, I think I may have put the cart before the horse for …

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Canada’s Healthiest Fast Food Options

No matter where you live, where you work or where you work out, it is inevitable that you are going to pass by some fast foods spots trying to lure you in with welcoming exteriors, bright signage and fast, delicious foods. And now, to make things worse, they all offer you “healthy” options. Being tempted by these sirens of convenient …

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10 Ways to Burn 600 Calories or More In An Hour

A lot of modern fitness has dropped the focus on counting calories and measuring fat, in the belief that it is keeping people from undertaking a fitness program. While that is a great philosophy, there is no way to argue that calories in and out are a huge piece of the fitness puzzle. So, even if you aren’t counting the …

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2016 Olympians Over the Age of 40

The Athletes have marched, the cauldron has been lit, and it’s time for all of the political squabbles, doping scandals and health concerns to find their way to the back burner as the athletes, the true spirit of the Olympics step to the forefront and begin writing their own stories. Every four years, the athletes of the summer games get …

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10 Healthiest Restaurants in Toronto

It’s often painful to be putting your all in at the gym, or waking early every morning to fit in a run before work, only to not be seeing the results that you want. You’ve heard it all before. Fitness is 80% diet. You didn’t want to believe it, but let’s face it, all modern evidence seems to point to …

10 Expert Views On How Much Protein You Really Need

Trying to get in shape?  The more you work out, the more protein your body needs to maintain all those shiny new muscles—but exactly how much protein is that?  Here’s what 10 experts have to say. Bob Harper Tennessee personal trainer and author Robert “Bob” Harper has trained such celebrities as Ben Stiller and Ellen DeGeneres, but his main claim …

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Top 10 Athletes 45 and Older

We’ve all heard the phrase, “age is just a number”, which is easy to say, but harder to feel the day after you’ve pushed yourself too hard and getting out of bed feels like a monumental challenge in and of itself. Our aches and pains make it more amazing, or even, awe inspiring, when we see an athlete over 45 …