A hobby with multiple benefits.

Who wouldn’t want to have good health in old age? Many studies show that regular exercise also has a positive effect on the body in older people. Starting to exercise at any time can help build muscle and prevent chronic diseases that threaten the body. American research shows that 60% of seniors who have participated in gentle movement classes suffer less from back and joint pain. Joining a gym to maintain your health, isn’t that a new challenge to take on?

Improve your fitness in old age with moderate exercise.

As you get older, strengthening exercises in a seated position are a good start to get back in shape, as they often lack 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 every day.

The best training is a combination of several disciplines: firstly, joint-gentle endurance training, such as cycling or Nordic walking, and secondly, a ten-minute gym program three to five days a week. In addition, it helps to systematically incorporate physical activity into everyday life, for example with walks and stairs.

Are you senior? Yes ! Healthy, even better!

Studies show that previously untrained elderly people can double their muscle strength in 13 months by going to the gym regularly, even at age 60. A comparison with younger people shows how much it pays: trained 60-year-olds have the same fitness level as sedentary 30-year-olds.

Working out in a gym at an older age not only keeps you healthy and fit, you don’t have to show it. But it also increases your good mood and your well-being. When it comes to training in a group, it’s a session that’s more fun than exhausting. 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 by exercising regularly.

The gym: a world of fitness and satisfaction.

The social aspect of the gym cannot be ignored either. A collective session, a good coach who motivates you or a good community ensures the best unexpected performances. In a gym you surround yourself with like-minded people, even though individual goals may be different, 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 a schedule full of physical activities, supervised by qualified trainers. In addition, it is a multi-device universe of the latest generation with multiple benefits. Share your health status with a sports coach and he will guide you to the right and appropriate physical sessions. Thus, after a few weeks, you will find your fulfillment and your aging aura better.

Exercising in the gym can slow 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 everyone. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE INFORMATION PROVIDE NOT REPLACE THE ADVICE OF A HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.

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