Fitness mantra: Senior stamina
(The Hindu News Paper, 30th, August, 2014)
Writer: NEERAJ MEHTA (PhD, Fitness Professional and Nutritionist)
Strength training over the age of 50 is necessary to stay fit.
The human body is designed to move — the more you move, the better your health. However, older individuals may face a greater challenge while working out due to chronic disease and/or physical limitations. All they need to do is start gradually. Physical activity can help extend years of independent living. One part of physical activity is strength training.