have a plan, and you should adhere to it.
strength and aerobics are the basics
training lets you retain your performance. Muscular strength peaks
around 30 but is relatively well maintained for decades to come.
depends on protecting your body by strength and cross-training.
sense of balance fades with age. Take a Tai Chi or yoga class, or
practice closing your eyes and standing on one foot for 30 seconds.
activities can also strengthen your trunk muscles and prevent back
pain. Keep the spring in your step by doing plyometrics (a type of
exercise training designed to produce fast, powerful movements, and
improve the functions of the nervous system and mobility in your joints)
are in your mid 50s, and you are an avid exerciser sometimes you will
have to modify exercises due to potential arthritis in your knees.
care of your knees and back.
body does change in your 50s and in order to keep fit it is important
to exercise and make modifications when necessary to avoid injuries
Chest Presses for chest, abs, lower back, butt and hamstrings.
One-Legged Wall Squats for quads, butt, hamstrings and abs.
Four-Way Extensions for shoulders, back, butt and hamstrings and make
Abs Cross-Crawl for abs
prevent injuring yourself when starting a new exercise routine.
low impact cardio, strength training with weights or tubes, and core
and flexibility training with pilates and yoga.
balance exercise routine includes a little of everything - resistance
training for your muscles, cardio for your heart, and flexibility.
most important area to work on in your fitness as you age is your