How to age the healthy and attractive way


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
How to age the healthy and attractive way

Looking good as you age becomes an uphill task for those of us who aren't mindful about what we eat and how we exercise.

Relying on retail therapy is the chosen path for many. But imagine how much better you would look and feel if you coupled all those shopping sprees with just a little extra care of your fitness levels? For starters, you'd be able to last a six hour mall jaunt without breaking into a sweat! Here are our top five picks to do with ageing well - 5 posts that discuss how you can grow old and still look great!

Look younger with vitamins
Youthful, glowing skin is one of the most attractive qualities in men and women. But in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives it is extremely difficult to keep skin from ageing. It is in our turbulent mid-twenties that skin tends to lose its elasticity because of depleting levels of collagen. Today, we aren't talking about make-up, hiding flaws, or expensive surgeries to get that youthful and glowing skin; we're talking about the beauty vitamins that will help you look your best. That's right - vitamins A, C and E, when incorporated into a daily skin care routine, will help you look years younger while leaving you refreshed and healthy.

Functional workouts for older people
Most of us have the utmost respect for some granddads and grandmas out there who have had such disciplined and active lifestyles, that even at a ripe old age they manage to look fit and healthy. And we sometimes shake our heads and say that we will never get there because of our strenuous lifestyles and bad habits. But if you are nearing an age where you feel that doing sprints and heavy lifting routines is not for you, then do some effective functional workouts that will add strength to your years.

Foods that fight age-related disease
With increasing age, there is a further need to focus more on what you eat so as to remain fit and healthy. As one grows older, one tends to develop certain chronic conditions that affect the quality of life. However, most of these age-related ailments like diabetes, obesity and hypertension can be controlled by managing and modifying what we eat. By making a few dietary alterations, we can prevent the onset of these diseases. Call them superfoods, call them nutritional haven - these foods will help you overcome such age-related health conditions, giving you a chance to lead a long and healthy life.

Strength training for all ages
It does not matter if it is your 15th birthday or 50th, believe us when we say, strength training is meant for all ages. Though the intensity may vary, strength training does not mean restricting yourself to gym-bound or age-bound exercises. Today, we are going to look at why older adults need not be afraid of strength training, and how strength training can also benefit children, if supervised well.

How to prevent premature ageing
Who doesn't like receiving compliments for healthy and youthful looks? However, the sad part is that "Time and tide waits for none". But, for many, the real challenge lies in differentiating the line between the normal ageing process and signs of premature ageing. Scientists and researchers believe that many people tend to ignore the early signs of premature ageing which includes appearance of dark circles, loss of skin glow and dry skin. Here are some scientifically proven strategies that will help you in your quest for healthy and glowing skin.Looking good as you age becomes an uphill task for those of us who aren't mindful about what we eat and how we exercise.

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