191 pages; illustrations; 23 cm.
Discover the SECRETS OF AGING WELL Join the ranks of active agers. Get the kind of fitness you cannot find in a gym. The kind of fitness that builds a stronger body, a sharper brain and improves every part of your life. Fitness executive and mountaineer Martin Pazzani has taken 100,000,000 uphill steps on seven continents over fifty years. On this journey, he founded a think tank based on the latest findings in exercise, movement, and neuroscience and discovered that walking up hills - hiking - might just be the Fountain of Youth and the pathway to a much longer, happier, and healthier life. Looking for a life-changing way to stay fit, healthy, and active well into your 80s, 90s, and beyond? Want to take charge of the way you age while enjoying a passion that energizes your body, brain, and spirit? Inside Secrets of Aging Well: Get Outside, you'll discover ways to: Use fitness as medicine to experience real preventive healthcare Make your brain more resistant to cognitive decline and depression Get out of the city to reduce stress and find a better mindfulness Take the first steps toward a longer life and a longer health span Build a stronger heart, more powerful lungs, springy-strong legs, a sharper brain, and a more resistant immune system. Get outside and experience the joy of hiking. (Description on back cover)