You probably know by now exercise is good for your body and mind; exercise can help manage and prevent lifestyle diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Exercise may not keep us young, but it may help us as we age, keeping us fit, youthful and better able to manage and or reduce the effects of aging.
From around the age of forty we start to lose muscle mass at about 1 percent per year, and increase as we get older. This does not have to be so, with strength-training and an aerobic fitness program, you can stop or slow muscle loss.
Don’t wait star an exercise program now, you will not only look better you would feel better and age better.
Check out 7o-something-year-old Ernestine Shepherd.
- Exercise in middle age to live healthy as a senior – experts (beaconnews.ca)
- Pump or Not to Pump…Anaerobic Activity, Embrace the Weights (diamondfitnessdotorg.wordpress.com)