BENEFITS OF EXERCISING AFTER AGE 50

The way in which you age is dependent upon many factors including genetics, health conditions, diet, gender and your lifestyle.  Make sure you are doing everything you can to keep your functional age low by regularly completing strength training.

According to a recent American College of Sports Medicine article, strength training can benefit you in a number of ways:

  • Improves quality of life

  • Enriches mental health

  • Increases metabolism

  • Improves bone health and helps guard against osteoporosis

  • Decreases body fat mass

  • Slows typical sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass)

  • Increases muscle mass and strength

  • Boosts energy

  • Allows better balance and more