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Senior Fitness
The Diet and Exercise Program for Maximum Health and Longevity
Ruth E. Heidrich
ISBN: 9781590560747
Book (Paperback)
Lantern Publishing & Media, Lantern Publishing & Media
$20.00
6 x 9
240 pages
Line Drawings Throughout
March 1, 2005


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The senior years don't have to be filled with aches and pains. At age seventy, Ruth Heidrich has the bone mass density of a woman in her early thirties and a resting heart rate of forty-four. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-seven, she has won more than nine hundred athletic trophies and medals and has been cancer-free for more than twenty years. In Senior Fitness, the "other" Dr. Ruth shows how to maintain and even increase physical and sexual fitness at any age—and dramatically reduce the risk of prostate cancer, varicose veins, osteoporosis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, Alzheimer's, and a host of other ailments and diseases. Full of detailed medical information, this inspiring handbook is the ideal resource for all those seeking to make life after fifty full of fun and dynamism.

Ruth Heidrich, is a a multiple Ironman triathlete, winner of more than 900 trophies, eight gold medals in the U. S. Senior Olympics, and finisher of 67 marathons. Named One of the Ten Fittest Women in North America, she is a breast cancer survivor and author of several books.
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