01 October 2015

Age is no excuse!

Did you know that the best medicine for weakness and muscle loss is exercise? With the help of regular exercise, you can improve your strength, balance and independence – even in your senior years! It's never too late to build muscles and it can also have a profound impact on your mental and emotional health. The benefits of exercise are numerous. It helps you maintain independence in performing daily activities, It strengthens your heart and improves your lung function, It helps you sleep better, It wards off depression, It increases blood flow to the brain to keep your mind sharp and possibly reduce your risk of stroke, Here's more on how you can delay muscle loss.


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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.