Senior Fitness: The Diet and Exercise Program for Maximum Health and Longevity

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Lantern Books, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 219 pages
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The senior years don't have to be filled with aches and pains. At age seventy, Ruth Heidrich has the bone mass density of a woman in her early thirties and a resting heart rate of forty-four. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-seven, she has won more than nine hundred athletic trophies and medals and has been cancer-free for more than twenty years.

In Senior Fitness, the "other" Dr. Ruth shows how to maintain and even increase physical and sexual fitness at any age--and dramatically reduce the risk of prostate cancer, varicose veins, osteoporosis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, Alzheimer's, and a host of other ailments and diseases. Full of detailed medical information, this inspiring handbook is the ideal resource for all those seeking to make life after fifty full of fun and dynamism.

 

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I received this book a long time ago and it was interesting to read however I was in an auto accident and I had severe orthopedic injuries and am unable to use the infomation in the book. I passed it on to a friend and he is actually using it. He thinks it is great and very informative. Read full review

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Contents

What is Senior Fitness?
1
The Right Diet
12
The Right Exercise
20
What Is Aging?
27
Why Diet Matters
35
Exercise Use It or Lose It
65
Reversing Cardiovascular Disease Heart Disease and Stroke
88
Stop Cancer in Its Tracks
97
Hypertension and DVTsDiuretics and Blood Thinners Only Treat Symptoms
135
ObesityThis Epidemic Can Be Controlled
140
Sexy SeniorsBPH Menopause and OAB
149
Alzheimers Mad Cow Disease CJD and Maintaining a Sharp Memory
165
Keeping Your Senses
173
MotivationHow to Get It How to Keep It
179
Putting It All Together
191
GLOSSARY
203

OsteoporosisThe Only Way to Prevent andor Reverse It
117
Arthritis Diet Does Make a Difference
128
REFERENCES
207
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About the author (2004)

Ruth Heidrich received her Ph.D. in Health Management in 1993 and is the author of A Race For Life (Lantern Books, 2000) and The Race For Life Cookbook. She is a certified fitness trainer and holds three world records for fitness for her age group at the renowned Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas.

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