Jan. 24, 2022

098 | How to Train for Health and Longevity | Live A Longer, Healthier Life With Exercise

Show Summary:

What role should exercise play in our lives?  Many people think that training is just for those who compete in sports or who want to look good in a bathing suit.  The truth is, training in some capacity is important for all of us.  In episode 70, we discussed how to eat for health, and in episode 82 we covered how to eat for performance.  Today on the Fat & Broke Podcast, we dive into the 1st in a two-part series on training, by discussing how to train for health and longevity.  

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Topics Discussed:

  • Training for health vs. performance
  • Cardiovascular training
  • Cardiopulmonary System
  • Breathing
  • Lower risk of disease and sickness
  • Brain health
  • Weight management
  • Strength training
  • Quality of life
  • Bone strength
  • Blood sugar

Action Items:

  • Training for cardiovascular health parameters
    • 30 min per day of moderate exercise (heart rate 120-140 bpm)
    • Track blood levels, HR, BP, and more to measure success
  • Training for strength parameters
    • Strength train 4-5 days per week
    • Pair exercises
    • Circuit train


Thanks for listening!