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All right Guys, it’s time for older men to talk about exercise!   As we age, it becomes more important than ever to get and stay active. However, I’m often asked by older men visiting the clinic to get active.   Where do I start? And what do I need to consider in my man movement plan? Whether your goal is to shred the ‘dad bod’, get into peak condition, keep up with the kids or grand kids, improving your health or addressing a health condition. There are many factors to take into consideration when building your Man Movement Plan. According to the World Health Organisation, exercise...

If you’re over the age of 50, strength training is one of the most important forms of exercise you can do to stay fit, strong and healthy.   Strength training may not be the first form of exercise that comes to mind as you age, but not only will strength training make you stronger, it will keep you healthier too. Strength training increases bone density and can improve independent living by decreasing the risk of losing muscle (sarcopenia) which in turn decreases your risk of falls. Both men and women benefit from strength training at all ages but it's important to implement it...