Exercise For Your Age

Like most other things in life, the amount of exercise required changes with age. Older athletes need to shift focus from strengthening to maintaining and even slow down as they age. Physical therapists often see orthopedic injuries due to over exercise. The stress of exercise weakens the body over time, thus and older person must be careful.

Working out the same amount in your fifties as you did when you were twenty or thirty years old will have you headed towards trouble. During a person’s forties their muscles mass begins declining. This is the time when normal wear and tear of joints will flare into an issue.

Adjust your exercise routine throughout your life. This will keep your body healthy while keeping your from getting bored with it. Never enter into a new regime without professional consultation.

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