How Do You Know If You’re Unfit?

How Do You Know If You’re Unfit? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

There are tests you can take that depending on the results, can be indicators if you are unfit or not. Specifically they include: Body Mass Index Heart Recovery Rate Resting Heart Rate Cardiovascular Strength   BMI is a comparison of body weight to height. Both are factored into a formula to come up with a…

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5 Mental Benefits for Staying Active As You Age

Mental Benefits of Exercise for Seniors - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

People who exercise and stay active feel better, regardless of their age. Exercising regularly not only improves the body, but also the mind.     When the body feels excessive stress, it goes into a “fight or flight” response which releases cortisol into your bloodstream to help deal with your body’s response. However when you…

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4 Ways Seniors Can Stay Mentally Sharp

4 Ways Seniors Can Stay Mentally Sharp - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

Staying mentally sharp is a goal most seniors have. We all want to stay as independent as possible for as long as we can. However, while time is an enemy that works against us (and something we have no control over), there are certain things we can do to keep our mental facilities and ultimately…

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1 Crucial Tip for Maintaining a Healthy Heart as You Age

Tips for a Healthy Heart - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

According to a recent study over half of the cases of heart disease could be prevented. Even small lifestyle changes have a big effect on your overall heart health, however it all starts with knowing the results of four critical tests.     Certain lab test results show the condition of your heart health and…

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Tips for Preventing Muscle, Bone and Joint Problems as You Age

Tips for Preventing Muscle, Bone and Joint Problems as You Age - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

As we age, we start to lose muscle due to hormonal changes, along with a lack of protein and exercise. Because muscle helps stabilize bones, muscle loss can also start to cause joint problems especially in the hips and knees. And if you have certain medical conditions such as diabetes, heart or kidney disease, it…

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How Much Sleep Do You Need As You Get Older?

How Much Sleep Do You Need As You Get Older - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

As a senior, you need about as much sleep as younger adults –about eight hours per night. However as an individual, you many need more or less sleep depending on several factors. Certain conditions can prevent you from going to sleep right away or may have you waking up several times at night. So, you…

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