Exercise for those over the age of 45 offers many unexpected benefits. Of course there are the advantages of better overall health and the decrease of medical problems, but exercise also offers older men and women emotional and psychological improvements.
Getting enough exercise is one of the best ways to ensure that you stay fit and healthy well into older age. Exercising frequently has been associated with lower incidence of a whole range of age-related diseases, from cancer to diabetes to high blood pressure, but it can also help prevent some of the less-health-endangering but still unsavory effects of aging like wrinkles. Here are some of the best exercises for keeping up a youthful body and demeanor.
As men and women age, they generally reach a point where the habits that kept them slim in their 20’s and 30’s just don’t work anymore. Young adults may be able to simply avoid junk food for a few days and take a couple extra runs to get their weight back under control, but older adults must be more intentional about their health if they want to avoid weight gain. In this post we will give you some ideas on how to fight weight gain as you age.