Who doesn’t want good health in old age? Many studies show that regular physical activity has a positive effect on the body, even in older people. Starting exercise anytime could help build muscle and prevent chronic diseases that threaten the body. American studies have shown that 60% of seniors who have taken part in gentle exercise courses suffer less from back and joint pain. Joining a gym to maintain your health, isn’t that a new challenge?
Improve your fitness as you age with moderate exercise.
As you age, seated muscle-building exercises are a good place to start to get back in shape, as there is often a lack of strength in the thighs and legs.
Regardless of your mobility, balance, or strength level, adding these types of exercises to your routine when you’re outside or watching TV can help you get and stay more active each day.
The best training is a combination of several disciplines: first, endurance training that is easy on the joints, such as cycling or Nordic walking, and second, a ten-minute fitness program three to five days a week. It also helps to systematically integrate exercise into everyday life, for example with walks and climbing stairs.
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Studies show that previously untrained older people can double their muscle strength in 13 months with regular gym attendance, even at age 60. A comparison with younger people shows how this pays off: Trained 60-year-olds have the same level of fitness as sedentary 30-year-olds.
Sport in old age in the gym not only keeps you healthy and fit, you don’t have to show it either. But it also increases your good mood and well-being. When it comes to group training, it’s more fun than strenuous. Contrary to popular belief, this applies not only to young people and adults, but also to seniors, even in old age. At the same time, people aged 70 or 80 can significantly improve their strength and endurance through regular training.
The Gym: a world of fitness and fulfillment.
The social aspect of the gym cannot be overlooked either. A session together, a good coach to motivate you, or a good community will bring you the best unexpected achievements. In a gym you surround yourself with like-minded people, while individual goals may differ, everyone in the gym is looking for the same thing. This way you can make new friends and maybe find a new training partner.
Joining a gym guarantees you a schedule full of physical activity supervised by qualified trainers. In addition, it is a universe with several latest generation devices with several advantages. Share your health status with your sports coach and he will guide you to the right and appropriate physical sessions. In just a few weeks you will find your fulfillment and your charisma to age better.
Exercising in the gym can slow down the aging process and preserve muscle mass, bone density and body image for longer. What are you waiting for? Life is full of challenges and healthy aging is one of them.
* Presse Santé strives to convey health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE can the information given replace the advice of a doctor.
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