Benefits of Strength Training for the Senior Population
We all know how important it is to stay active as we get older. But we have to do more than just stay active if we want to stay healthy and strong, we have to lift weights.
Lifting weights isn’t just for athletes or bodybuilders, it’s for all of us, especially older adults. It’s by far one of the most important things you can do for your body.
What are the benefits of strength training for older adults?
So, what exercises should you do and how do you get started? The ACSM/AHA Physical Activity Recommendations for Older Adults suggest a program that includes:
So how do you get started and set up your strength training program? Hire a personal trainer! Proper form, safely executing exercises, and making sure the workout you are doing is tailored to you and your specific needs. Every “body” is different, every need is unique. At Custom Kinetics we provide personalized, attentive one on one personal training services to all of our clientele to ensure a safe and effective workout and that goals are met. Contact us to find out more about our programs and pricing!