Every guy wants to be fit, lean, sharp, and sexually active as he ages. An avalanche of recent research has upended conventional wisdom about how to eat right, exercise, and take care of your body for a longer life. What this means is men who want to increase longevity and vitality have a new road map with more direct routes to reach these goals.
Total cholesterol, for example, was once considered the final word on heart-disease risk. Today advanced new blood tests like the Vertical Auto Profile – not even on most doctors' radar – provide a vastly more precise picture of actual heart health. Scientists also say that how much omega-3 fat you consume is more critical to preventing cardiovascular problems than how much saturated fat you do or don't eat. And study after study suggests that physical fitness and muscle strength decline less with age than previously believed, and that a committed exercise program can drastically slow this decline well into your seventies.
Exactly what you eat, how you exercise, which medical tests you get, and which supplements you take are imperative, though. We've sifted through reams of new research and talked to leading experts to come up with a crystal-clear action plan for living long and performing at your peak in every decade of life.
How to Get Stronger, Faster, Fitter, and Healthier in Your 30s
... In Your 40s
... In Your 50s
... In Your 60s