Rico Caveglia’s chronological age is 76 but his fitness energy age is 35. He is America’s healthy aging trainer and creator of the Ageless Living Lifestyle, Vitality for Life Training System, and the Be Bold Never Old Wellness Club not to mention he just kicked off a brand new podcast, Fearless Aging. So, this week on Open Sky Fitness, I get the chance to share his lifestyle with you, what changes in the fitness industry he has witnessed, and more importantly, how we can build habits around nutrition, exercise, and mental wellness to be healthy for life.
As you listen, Rico and I covered:
- How he got his start in the world of health and fitness as one of the first personal trainers in San Diego.
- What new trends have popped up over the years that he enjoyed, disliked, and thought were a waste of time.
- What we used to believe back then compared to now with all of the latest and health and wellness research.
- The benefit of working out at a slow pace except for if you include interval training.
- Why the best investment you can make is one that benefits your health and it’s totally okay to reach out to someone like a personal trainer for help.
- Why solely focusing on weight loss is a waste of your time.
Ageless Living Lifestyle
About Rico Caveglia
Rico is the creator of The Vitality for Life Training Programs.
His health/fitness/wellness consulting and training company in San Diego, Ca. was established in 1981. He is a certified personal trainer, nutritionist, author, workshop leader and multi-time Gold Medalist California State Senior Olympics. He is an award-winning author of 17 books and numerous videos/articles on wellness and longevity. He has 37 years experience training/coaching many of San Diego’s most prominent citizens. He specializes in working with individuals 50 plus years of age, often with such health challenges as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, Parkinson’s and M. S. His successes stem from his ability to design and coaching programs that are personalized, effective, fun and easy to incorporate into busy lives.
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00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening comments with Rob and Devon
1:30 Check out last week’s show: OSF 231 – How to Decrease Your Body Fat Composition with Chris DiVecchio
2:00 About our guest today, Rico Caveglia
4:00 Let us coach you on our podcast! Learn all the details here
9:30 Introduction to Rico Caveglia
10:40 How he got his start in the world of health and fitness as one of the first personal trainers in San Diego.
13:00 What new trends have popped up over the years that he enjoyed, disliked, and thought were a waste of time.
17:00 What we used to believe back then compared to now with all of the latest and health and wellness research.
18:50 His advice for staying healthy and preventing injury when working out.
19:30 The benefit of working out at a slow pace except for if you include interval training.
22:30 The hardest activities or forms of exercise to maintain as we age.
28:00 Why the best investment you can make is one that benefits your health and it’s totally okay to reach out to someone like a personal trainer for help.
30:30 Why solely focusing on weight loss is a waste of your time.
32:00 If there’s anything you want to gain; it should be being strong, having a healthy percentage of body fat, and love for your body.
35:00 Personal role models that he’s learned from and who inspire him.
41:00 Why you shouldn’t just big names selling you “sexy” health, fitness, and food products because they probably don’t have your best interest at heart.
42:00 How to begin focusing on prevention now to stay healthy and fit for life not only for ourselves but for the sake of humanity as well.
48:50 About his brand new podcast, Fearless Aging
51:30 Final comments with Rob and Devon
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52:10 Learn how to can be on the podcast and work with Devon and me in a coaching session!
56:50 Open Sky Fitness Closing
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Thanks for listening/reading episode 232 – Weight Loss Goals Are A Waste Of Time with Rico Caveglia! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.