Age and Exercise: Over 60

Many people aged 60 and over simply do not exercise. The stereotype of an elderly person dozing in an armchair illustrates the general expectation that older people inevitably lead sedentary lives. However, exercise can be crucial in helping people maintain mobility and independence Read more ...

Exercise and Effects of Ageing

Until recently, physiologists thought that the deterioration of the human body over time was inevitable, and that ageing naturally involved a gradual reduction in lung and heart function, bone-density, muscle power, tissue elasticity and immunity. Yes, it is true that the bodily Read more ...

Age and Exercise

Exercise is one of the most powerful weapons that can be used against ageing. It maximizes aerobic capacity; it keeps muscles strong, bones dense and ligaments tight; it maintains suppleness and stamina; it controls weight and lowers cholesterol; it even improves the body’s Read more ...

Exercise for Older Adults

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Until recently, physiologists thought that the deterioration of the body with the years was inevitable, and that ageing naturally involved a gradual loss of heart and lung function, muscle power, bone density, tissue elasticity and immunity. It is true that the body functions Read more ...