Health Benefits of Cardio and Weight Training – Fitness After 50 is Fun!

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It’s never to late to start an exercise program, but always check with your doctor first to review what is best for you. Starting an exercise program after the age of 50 can add years to your life and life to your years. Besides, it’s a great way to meet people in your neighborhood.  Below are some published benefits of embracing an exercise program.

Look at these residentSolivita residents with exercise ballss from Solivita – a gated active adult community in Kissimmee, Florida, near Orlando.

Benefits of combining Cardio and Weight training:

  • Improved cardio vascular endurance and lowers blood pressure
  • Improved muscle endurance
  • Improved bone density, preventing osteoporosis
  • Improved joint mobility and range of motion
  • Improved posture and stabilization
  • Improved coordination and agility
  • Improved cognitive function
  • Improved motor control
  • Increased caloric expenditure, assisting weight management and weight loss
  • Improved ability to perform functional daily pain- free activities.


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