Staying Ageless with Kathy Smith – #229

How to Have Endless Energy and Stay Fit and Strong at Any Age

Kathy Smith is a legend in the fitness and wellness industry, and she has influenced the lives of millions with her iconic exercise videos and bestselling books. Listen as Kathy explains the best types of exercise to help you strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis, as well as the effects of aging on your muscles and how burst training can help you maintain your explosive muscle fibers. Plus, find out the simple things you can do throughout your day that can make a big difference, including Kathy's top exercises to engage your core and improve your balance. With Kathy’s tips, you’re sure to have endless energy and stay strong and fit, no matter what your age!

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Main Points From Today’s Episode

1. Aging affects your fast-twitch muscle fibers. Burst training is a great way to maintain those explosive muscle fibers.

2. Not all exercise is created equal when it comes to bone density. The level of impact of your exercise matters.

3. Good balance starts with your feet! Kathy shares her top exercises to help you improve your static and active balance.

Episode Play-By-Play

[1:07] Kathy Smith’s career briefing

[3:23] Issues with getting stuck in a workout rut

[3:58] The effects of aging on your fast-twitch muscle fibers

[5:06] Burst training helps you maintain your explosive muscle fibers.

[6:11] Osteoporosis and strategies to help prevent it

[7:19] Not all exercise is created equal when it comes to bone density

[9:53] The importance of a strong core

[12:45] How to maintain proper posture and engage your core while sitting

[13:45] Exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor

[17:29] Good balance starts with your feet.

[18:57] Kathy’s top exercises for improving balance

[21:50] Fall prevention and training

[22:40] Kathy’s energization exercise makes a big difference in her daily life

[26:29] Sugar is hiding everywhere! Find out how to drop 7 hidden sugars and lose up to 10 pounds in 2 weeks in the Sugar Impact Diet

[27:09] Listener’s question: I am a couch potato! Where do I start?

Mentioned in this episode:

The Sugar Impact Diet

Fast Fitness Online Program

Got 8 Minutes? How to Build a Fat-Burning Burst Training Workout

JJ Virgin Official Facebook page

JJ Virgin on Instagram

JJ Virgin on YouTube

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