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How to Plan Your Nutrition Before, During and After a Workout

In our twenties we generally are looking to pound the protein to build lean muscle and work toward those ever-elusive six-pack abs. After we hit 40 or 50, few of us are aspiring to the six pack but we definitely want to stay trim, healthy, and toned.

So as you’re working out, what’s the best way […]

The Four Phases of Fitness After 50 [Skills, Stamina, Strength, Power]

When you’re just getting back into fitness after 50, or if you are ramping up the intensity after a slow period, you might run the risk of overdoing it and ending up sore or injured. So what’s the best way to increase your work effort and maximize your gains while minimizing your risk of pain […]

Fitness Over 50: Must-Read Tips to Improve Your Power, Flexibility, and Mobility

Turning fifty is a great turning point in our lives. We’ve raised families and seen our kids (and maybe grandkids) grow up. We’ve had successful careers and made a real impact with our work. Yet when we hit the gym all of this success seems to fade away and we feel old and sore relative […]

The Key to Having Fun in The Gym

I remember how boring it was when I worked out at the big box gyms. I would walk in, navigate the equipment and then do bicep curls or squats and get on the elliptical or treadmill for 20, 30, or 40 minutes at a time. It was just boring and uninspiring. And since I wasn’t […]

Here’s How to Get Started with Cross Training

We get it. It can be super intimidating to walk into a gym and think about pushing yourself hard, especially if it’s been a while since you stepped foot in a gym. Or maybe you’ve been doing something that’s lighter, like the elliptical or the treadmill, and you’re not used to pushing  your body.

At ClubRX […]

Why You Can’t Hang Up Your Track Shoes Just Yet

Fifty is a great age. We are often at the top of our game with careers and families. Everything is right where we want it to be.

From a health perspective, though, we can start middle-of-the-road. Just as we’re feeling accomplished and settled in other areas of our lives, the colonoscopies, annual mammograms, and prostate exams […]

Why do we squat?

Squatting is one of the most fundamental human movements and is critical to maintaining and maximizing functioning at any age. We put the squat to use every time we stand up from a chair, get out of the car, or finally climb up off the couch and turn off the television set. It is the […]

Want to add quality years to your life? Try the burpee.

Ever wonder how long and happy your life will be? Now you can find out with a simple test you can do right at home. Even better, you can extend your life quickly by improving your score.

Researchers in Brazil have discovered that how easily you can get up from the ground determines your life expectancy.

The […]

Do This 3 Times a Week To Prevent Shoulder Pain and Injury

A huge part of exercising is not getting hurt.

You simply can’t get fit if you’re on the bench nursing a sore hamstring, twisted knee or a bad back. Injuries like these can derail your momentum, especially when you’re just getting started with exercise.

One of the most important areas of the body to protect is your […]