How to eat in every decade | Weekend | The Times

As MSM dietary advice goes, this is actually pretty well done and useful. One point they under-emphasize (most nutrition articles miss this) is that for vitamin D production, it is really useful to get outside even if it is only…

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The Telegraph: The 10,000 steps a day myth: how fitness apps can do more harm than good

Most fitness apps are garbage. Nearly all the people I know who use Apple watches, FitBits, or other worthless gadgets and toys don't need them and don't make any change based on the feedback they get. They just like being…

Exercise, Government-Style | Mark Rippetoe

Gawd, I love Mark Rippetoe of Starting Strength. You must read this complete annihilation of the National Institute on Aging and their laughably incompetent (but good enough for government work) guide to exercise for older adults. Only government bureaucrats --…

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies – Vox

One of the very best and most well written essays I've ever read in the popular media on exercise, calorie restriction, and weight loss. Manage your intake to manage weight; exercise to build and sustain fitness. They do go hand…

Superfit 70-year-olds reveal their exercise routines | Daily Mail Online

Great, inspiring article! Although I am only turning 60 in December, I feel right in line with these very accomplished 70+ year old men and women. They rock, and they are great examples of what is possible with determination and…

Lack of exercise from middle age second to smoking as highest death risk in men – The i newspaper online iNews

Great summary point, which drives home the message that what you do for yourself is much more powerful than what the medical care industry will try to do to you...convince you to become a patient through worthless and harmful checkups…

Business Insider: Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your ‘fitness age’ — and you can try it right now

This calculator is a hoot to use. I highly recommend taking the time (just a few minutes) to answer all the detailed questions. Based on the inputs, the calculator (developed by actual scientists and not wellness vendors, app makers, or…

Older men who exercise & eat protein before bed have more protein synthesis overnight

Very interested randomized trial of the benefits of protein ingestion before bedtime. Where's my protein shake? On  a more serious note, my problem in following the study's approach would be the evening exercise. It just never feels good to me.…

Sex Differences in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and All-Cause Mortality – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Love studies like this, in which people were actually tested for an objective measure of fitness and then followed over time to see who died first. The upshot? Fitness lowers the risk of mortality. The higher level of METs you…

VICE: The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

This guy gets it. He TOTALLY gets it. Do you? I feel like a youngster of 60, tops. Being fit is a wonderful thing. Before I turned 90, I got severe colds every November, but now they've completely stopped—I've had…