“I prefer the term ‘conditioning’ to ‘getting in shape,'” says Ivan Ferran, who’s been teaching exercise classes like Aqua Fitness and Weight Loss at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami since 1988. “The word ‘conditioning’ better defines what’s most important, and that’s consistency. The more consistent you are, the more success you’ll have at achieving your fitness goals.”
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Don’t believe infomercials promising a buff body with quick-fix “miracles.” There are no miracles, but with the Pritikin Exercise Program you will discover that regular exercise can be simple and practical – and very effective.
Many middle-age and older Americans have resigned themselves to pain. They feel it’s simply a part of getting older. “While it’s true that pain, particularly knee, feet, hip, and back pain, often comes with age, there are many ways to work around, and even relieve, that pain, and get back to exercising,” counsels Frank Musumeci, Biomechanical and Musculoskeletal Director at the renowned Pritikin health and weight-loss resort in Miami.
In a television interview, sports injury and orthopedic specialist Frank Musumeci discusses several exercise options that put less stress on joints, how to exercise without pain if you’re overweight, and how to protect your knees if you’re a runner age 50 and older.
On Zumba For Beginners… Many of my students have little or absolutely no experience with Zumba. And I love it! I have the privilege of introducing them to a world where the words “fun” and “working out” can be used in the same sentence! In my Zumba fitness classes at Pritikin, my students feel very…
In this new video from the renowned Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, experts in nutrition and exercise describe these cultures and summarize newly published science on longevity. It’s all about how to live to 100 – and enjoy it. Learn the key secrets.
All longevity “hot spots” have many of the same basic characteristics. Their diets are plant-based. They tend to eat a lot less meat than we in America do, and a lot more beans. Here are the top 6 foods commonly found in these longevity superstar regions.
Back pain? You’ll be surprised at the serious results these three simple movements can produce, says Pritikin Director of Fitness Scott Danberg, MS.
Stroke recovery and exercise guidelines were recently spelled out by national experts in stroke rehabilitation. Get the guidelines. They can help keep both brain and body sharp.
Before heading out, here are 5 key tips that can help you stay firm, fit, and safe on snowy trails all season long. 5 Tips For Winter Workouts Take a look at your health. If you have certain conditions, such as asthma or heart problems, it’s important to make an appointment with your doctor before…
Incorporating fitness into summer vacation plans is important for your health, and can also show you a side of your destination that you would otherwise not see. Heather Montgomery of Through Heather’s Looking Glass shares her top five tips for marrying travel and fitness.