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Welcome to the All About Fitness podcast where you can learn how to use exercise to enhance your quality of life. To learn more, go to https://petemccallfitness.com and sign up for the mailing list - you will receive a free chapter and workout from Smarter Workouts as well as content delivered straight to your email box every month. 

Mar 27, 2021

Strength is the ability of muscles to generate force against an external resistance. Strength training is often thought of as being for the young and fit, however, over the course of the aging process, the human body can lose up to 10% of muscle mass per decade and regular strength training can slow down...


Mar 22, 2021

For years the prevailing wisdom on exercise for older adults has been that as we get into our sixties that we should 'slow down' or 'take it easy' and maybe not do so much exercise. Nothing could be further from the truth, as we age we need to remain consistent with exercise and that means exercising to a point of...


Mar 19, 2021

Aging is going to happen, there is nothing that can be done to stop or reverse the passage of time; HOWEVER, there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that regular exercise can be the means for slowing the aging process and maintaining optimal health well into our later years. Dr. Norman Lazarus is a MD and PhD...


Mar 15, 2021

Successful aging is the process of aging free from disease while maintaining optimal cognitive and physical performance. Dr. Daniel Levitin was originally a musician but ended up with a PhD in cognitive psychology and is an expert in the field of neuroscience. Dr. Levitin's book, Successful Aging, reviews how the body...


Mar 12, 2021

Chronological aging is the length of time that you have been alive and began the moment you were born. Biological aging refers to the normal degradation of cells, tissues and organs that occurs as a result of the passage of time. Successful aging is aging free from disease and with optimal levels of cognitive and...