4 Key Longevity Exercises

My “longevity motto” is “quality above all else.” I don’t simply want to live longer, I want myself and everyone around me to live “better,” to have independent, active and quality years!

 

The key to quality? Make squats, balance exercises, multi-directional motions and intervals “non-negotiables.”

1) Squats

My tagline is “squatting is life.” Think about it, we squat innumerable times every day. You squat to go to the bathroom, to sit down and get up, to get in and out of the car, and even to sit down into bed. It is almost impossible to function if you can’t squat.

Tips on squatting: Start with your feet hip-distance apart. Bend at your knees, hips and ankles so that you sit backwards — as if you were sitting in a chair. As you sit, imagine your sit bones widening at the back. Watch your knees — make sure they track over your middle toes. Engage your bum and core to stand up. READ MORE