"Never Grow OLD" is a ready-to-use, hands-on guide to improving your strength, balance, and functional ability no matter your current fitness level. Co-authored by leading aging and functional fitness experts Dr. Cody Sipe and Dr. Dan Ritchie, the book contains proven techniques gathered from their 20+ years of practical experience working with thousands of clients. Inside this book you'll discover the keys to decreasing pain, increasing your strength, and improving your balance at any age or functional level. "Never Grow OLD" includes detailed warm-up and exercise plans for beginner, intermediate, and advanced workouts - including free on-line access to over 150 step-by-step photos featuring real clients as models, with ages of 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s and 80s depicted.
For over 15 years, Dr. Sipe and Dr. Ritchie have been at the forefront of developing innovative, effective and science-based training programs for their older clients. Over the past 8 years they have shared their unique philosophies, techniques and insights with tens of thousands of trainers around the world. They own two training facilities and have co-founded the Functional Aging Institute - an international training and certification program. In 2014, Dr. Ritchie was awarded the highest honor in his field, the Personal Fitness Professional Magazine "Personal Trainer of the Year" out of over 500 trainers from 8 nations. If you have been looking for an exercise program designed with your vitality and longevity in mind, "Never Grow OLD" is written for you!
About the Author
Dr. Dan M Ritchie is recognized as one of the top Personal Trainers in the USA. He was recently awarded the PFP Trainer of the year 2014 out of over 500 Trainers and 8 countries. He received his PhD from Purdue University in Health and Kinesiology with a minor in Gerontology. He has spent the past 15 years researching, and training the aging population. Cody L. Sipe, PhD is a leading expert in the field of Fitness and Aging. He is published author and has spoken around the world at major conferences. He is an award winning Director of Fitness Programs, and currently a Professor of Physical Therapy at Harding University. Cody received his PhD from Purdue University in Health and Kinesiology and has spent over the last 15 years researching fitness and how it impacts the aging process.