By Dara Torres

Dara Torres has been to the Olympics 5 instances, she's received twelve medals, and now, on the age of forty two, she nonetheless competes with women part her age and is among the so much celebrated swimmers of all time. yet you don't want to record her accolades to appreciate why humans recognize her athleticism so much—just examine her! ideal abs, enviable arms—she's as powerful as should be and maintains to redefine confirmed knowledge approximately staying fit at any age. So, what is her secret?
In Gold Medal Fitness you can find all of Torres's guidance for purchasing again into the sport and staying suit for a few years to come back. Her specific mixture of stretching and strengthening workouts either tone and elongate your muscle tissue, leaving you with that completely sculpted and slim form. And during this progressive 5-week software, she's tailored her work out plan for you!
Torres will take you step-by-step via a foodstuff plan to organize for the exercises. She'll stroll you thru the strengthening and stretching workouts, together with the Ki-Hara strategy that has reworked her physique. She'll offer you tricks on the best way to get pleasure from your cardiovascular actions. And, ultimately, she'll proportion her knowledge approximately leisure and restoration and why it's as crucial in your physique as your training.
Whether you are looking to lose these final ten kilos or come again right into a game that you simply used to like, Gold Medal Fitness will produce the consequences that you really want, reignite the way you consider on your personal dermis, and alter your way of life.

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Some people like the guidelines; others prefer to restrict just the protein and fat and starchy carbs, eating as much of the vegetables and fruits as they like. As you can imagine, I am not the type to measure, weigh, or over-think my food. Instead, I eyeball amounts and then simply see how I feel. If I’m still hungry, I’ll eat more; if I feel full, I’ll stop eating. I let my body tell me what it needs. The following guidelines are based on healthy portion sizes that provide enough food to keep you satisfied.

Away. Ki-Hara can help any body function better as a whole by teaching you how to move safely and without pain. It is low-impact and great for people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels because you tailor the resistance to fit your needs. With Andy’s strength training, Ki-Hara resistance stretching, and the active recovery I was now so conscious of, my body became stronger and more fit and my reaction time in the water improved. In a very short period, I was swimming better and faster, and recovering more quickly and completely.

I resisted the urge to do a spin class, run—or swim. And by the end of the weekend, I actually felt better than I had in months. That Monday I swam one of the best practices of my life. I had learned my lesson: I needed to let my body recover when it needed to. This experience made me realize that I didn’t necessarily have to train more than the other athletes but I had to train smarter. That’s what being the oldest woman on the team meant: I had to conserve my energy, use it more wisely, so I could exert it more powerfully.

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