Do you know what’s the top secret to successful aging? It’s not that expensive. In fact, it’s available for free and it’s called strength training.
Young or old, it’s never a bad time to start training and be more active. Exercising will improve your overall health, make you feel stronger and make you feel and look more youthful. Strength training can also improve your bones mass and improve your balance.
If you are over 50, we have the perfect exercises for you that are going to be super easy on your joints and that will strengthen areas that get weaken as we get old.
Here are the 4 exercises everyone over 50 should be doing to stay healthy:
1. Forearm plank
Place your forearm on the floor. Your elbows should be aligned under your shoulders and arms parallel to your body. Your hands need to be in a fist. Squeeze your glutes and start pushing your toes into the floor. Do not lock your knees. Your head should be in line with your spine. Hold this position for 20 seconds. As your core gets stronger, hold the plank as long as you can.