Ageless Intensity: High-Intensity Workouts to Slow the Aging Process
Author: Pete McCall
Page Count: 240
Ageless Intensity offers a research-backed perspective on how high-intensity training can maximize health benefits past age 40 and minimize the effects of aging.
Learn about the impacts of aging on the body and how to keep getting results from working out hard while doing it safely, lowering the risk of injury, and building in the needed recovery for a body that may be starting to show signs of aging. Gain practical knowledge on the importance of strength and power, mobility work, and recovery as the keys to boosting your efforts to build and maintain muscle, burn calories, and help joints stay mobile as the body ages.
The exercises included are designed to be challenging and deliver tangible benefits to middle-aged and older adults. Save time with predesigned workouts or customize a complete workout plan to maximize your results and combat the effects of aging.
"This book is what the fitness industry has been waiting for. Ageless Intensity is a thoughtful and comprehensive training resource to help you live your best life as you advance in years. It is a must-read."
—Jeffrey Scott, Vice President of Fitness, Nutrition, and Results at Beachbody
"Ageless Intensity is a welcome resource for all who want to understand the aging process and how to age healthily and gracefully."
—Juan Carlos "JC" Santana, MEd, CSCS, Author of JC's Total Body Transformation and Functional Training
"Ageless Intensity offers strategies to promote healthy aging based on the latest exercise science, including the application of high-intensity workouts."
—Martin Gibala, PhD, Professor at McMaster University, Author of The One-Minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get Fit That’s Smarter, Faster, Shorter
"In Ageless Intensity, Pete McCall has synthesized the science on aging well, explaining how to implement the science to enhance your resilience."
—Stuart McGill, Author of Back Mechanic and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Waterloo
About Pete McCall
Pete McCall is the owner and president of All About Fitness and host of the All About Fitness podcast. He is certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and he holds a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is the author of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple.
McCall is a sought-after resource for accurate, in-depth insight on how to get results from exercise. He is frequently quoted as a fitness expert in national publications such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Men's Fitness, Shape, and Self. McCall has more than a decade of experience educating personal trainers around the world, including teaching for both ACE and NASM. He is a master trainer for Core Health & Fitness (the parent company of Nautilus, StairMaster, Star Trac, and Schwinn), a content contributor for 24 Hour Fitness, and an adjunct faculty member in exercise science at both Mesa Community College and San Diego State University. He has delivered wellness education talks for the U.S. Navy (at Naval Air Station North Island), the White House, the World Bank, the International Association of Fire Fighters, and Reebok.
McCall earned his master's of science degree in exercise science and health promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania, and he holds the Fellow in Applied Functional Science credential from the Gray Institute.
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