Strength Training and Aging

Certified personal trainer and health coach Karen Marcouiller specializes in working with men and women who are 50 and old. She stopped by with workout moves to help you gain strength as you get older

Featured workout moves:

  1. Squats with push press
  2. Steps up with bicep curl
  3. Seated row with a band
  4. Plank with feet up on step

Effects of aging that are improved with resistance training:

  • Reduces muscle weakness and physical frailty
  • Reduces age related weight gain
  • Improves physical performance
  • Improves muscle quantity and quality
  • Increases bone density
  • Improves metabolic health and insulin sensitivity
  • Improves quality of life and psychological well-being
  • Extends the ability to live independently
  • Reduces the risk of falls
  • Reduce risk and/or aid management of numerous chronic diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, type 2 diabetes

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