The Hidden Benefits to Lifting Weights As You Age Like momma always said, it’s the inside that counts! Whether you call it strength training, resistance training or weight lifting, the benefits of lifting weights are numerous. Lifting weights isn’t just physical- it has a lot of psychological benefits too. 1. Increases Muscle Mass and Strength- Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass, strength and function related to aging. Physically...
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or the money. Or they’re too old…or need to get into better shape first but never do. But none of that will keep you independent as you age. It won’t keep you strong enough to enjoy life on your own terms. It won’t keep you out of nursing homes. And it won’t keep your weight down, regulate your blood...
By Randy Butler
BKin, CFES PT, Customer Service Supervisor
A common misconception is that inflammation is something that is bad and that should be eliminated. When in fact inflammation is necessary…………click for more
The Hidden Benefits to Lifting Weights As You Age