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INFOGRAPHIC: Johnny Olsen’s Tips For the Best Bicep Curl

Everyone wants big guns with perfect peaks. Not everyone know what they need to do in training to achieve them. The Bicep Curl has to be one of the most popular movements on gym floors today but many people are not hitting the bicep muscle safely and/or effectively. Fitness expert Johnny Olsen shared key pointers on how to master your best bicep …

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Ticket Giveaway: United Boxing Promotions – “Fight Night Live!”

We are giving away a pair of floor seat tickets for the upcoming “Fight Night Live” at the Hershey Centre on November 19th! The event is set to showcase some of Canada’s top professional boxers. Our friend and FitAfter45 contributor, Don Nelson will be sending two seasoned competitors from his Oshawa-based Motor City Boxing Club. Jerome ‘The Wildcat’ Gabriel will be …

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GTA’s Top 10 Organic Grocery Stores

It seems like everyone is looking to eat healthier and live a cleaner lifestyle. One of the best ways to do this is to improve the food that you are putting into your body. Enter the world of Organic eating. It seems like Organic foods are everywhere but there is still a stigma attached to them that says, they are …

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5 Reasons To Use A BOSU Ball

BOSU refers mainly to a piece of fitness equipment, developed back in 1999, that has grown in popularity since, and offers an amazing array of benefits. BOSU expert Rob Glick, explains that BOSU stands for, “Both Sides Utilized,” and it is, “Used to create different levels of balance to enhance different sorts of challenges. Different levels of instability engages different …

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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 …