Change Your ‘fitness Age’ In 5 Easy Steps

Using a special calculator created by researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, you can estimate how your body actually functions physically in relation to how it should work on average according to your age, said the researchers in a paper published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The online tool determines your fitness age by measuring V02 max (peak oxygen uptake), which shows how well your body uses oxygen. The study evaluated the V02 max of nearly 5,000 people between 20 and 90 to discover how their real age compared with their athletic endurance. More on Yahoo: The Amazing Body: Your Body Can Do Amazing Things For the mathematics behind a fitness age, an algorithm is calculated by plugging in the frequency, duration, and intensity of a typical exercise, along with your age, gender, waistline (in centimeters), and resting pulse.
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24e Fitness opening third location in old Trussville Food World site in late January

The 39,000-square-foot building has been vacant since 2010. People interested in pre-enrolling with 24e can visit the old Verizon in the same shopping center. “24e Fitness will completely renovate the building creating a top of the line fitness center offering state of the art cardio, strength training, free weights, locker rooms, free group fitness classes, personal training, cross training, tanning, and a kidz zone. 24e Fitness will have the club accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.
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