ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Calvin Hill has released his new book "Staying Fit After 60: Introducing the Exercise for Life Program" to share the health and life-saving benefits of the program he has developed. He puts it bluntly: "This book is telling seniors, you can get old without feeling old."
Mr. Hill was 60 years old himself when he first began doing the exercises he details in his book. He has done his exercise program over six-thousand times. "I have experienced personally the benefits of the physical and mental fitness it has added to the quality of my life," says Mr. Hill.
If anyone might wonder why Mr. Hill would wait until he was 76 years old to write a book about exercise and fitness, Mr. Hill states, "I had to have indisputable and irrefutable proof as to the value and the beneficial results of this exercise program." Mr. Hill states, "The purpose of this book is to introduce the health and life-saving benefits one can get using the Exercise for Life Program." He also has a DVD available, showing Mr. Hill personally doing every exercise he talks about in the book.
Interspersed with the exercises are light moments, including epilogues and poems which should be entertaining for everyone regardless of age. In chapters like "Oh God I Hate Getting Old" and "Reflections of Life," which gives an interesting and candid self-assessment, Mr. Hill encourages readers to look back and take an "honest, sincere, wonderful, genuine, and candid" look at themselves and surmise how their lives might have unfolded if they had made different decisions other than the one's they actually made.
Thanks to the Baby Boomers, there are now almost 80 million people in this country who are approaching 60 and over, with over 250,000 Baby Boomers turning 60 every month - more than 3 million per year. Because of the lack of exercise, Alzheimer's and dementia are claiming more seniors than ever before. Recent studies have shown, seniors who exercise 20 minutes a day 4 to 5 times a week will have a 30% to 40% less chance of developing Alzheimer's and dementia. There will have been almost 2 million hip and knee replacements performed by the year 2015, that number will be almost 4 million hip and knee replacements by the year 2020. Some of these operations could have been prevented or avoided if one had been using the Exercise for Life Program. Exercise and prevention should be the cornerstone for a longer and healthier life.
Mr. Hill encourages readers to become physically and mentally fit and to retain that fitness as they age into their 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Calvin Hill is saying to you, EXERCISE FOR A LONGER LIFE, EXERCISE FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE, EXERCISE FOR A MORE MENTALLY ALERT LIFE, EXERCISE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.
Calvin Hill was born on a farm in the small town of Brethren, Michigan on January 16, 1934; in 1954 he began attending Lawrence Institute of Technology to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Hill soon discovered his skills were in selling and marketing. He went into automobile sales in 1956. He went on to become the top automobile salesman in the United State in 1978. In 1979 he wrote the book "THE ART OF POWER AND CONTROL SELLING"; it was published in 1980. Mr. Hill rewrote the book in 2004 and changed the title to "THE ART OF POWER AND CONTROL." Calvin Hill now resides in Atlanta, Ga., where he has been residing for the last 40 years.
"Staying Fit After 60: Introducing the Exercise for Life Program" is available at http://www.amazon.com.
Excerpts from this book can be found on Mr. Hill's website: http://www.stayingfitafter60.com
For more information or to contact the author for interviews or speaking engagements, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Staying Fit After 60: Introducing the Exercise for Life Program" by Calvin Hill; Nonfiction; Hard cover; $24.95.
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