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“Exercise or physical activity is for everyday man and woman who wishes to get all out of life that nature intended, who wish to really live, wide awake, alert andpulsating with the delight of being” (1).
At the age of 60 years, muscle mass is lost at the rate of around 0.5–2% per year but this loss can be reduced by strengthening exercise training, which can have profound effects in reversing muscle wasting and the accompanying functional deficit (2).
A reconditioning program at a heart rate of 100 to 120 beat per minute provides an effective stimulus for senior citizens (3)
So, a little gentle exercise goes a long way towards a happy and active life and it’s never too late to start.
1.Hirooka, N., 2015. Health Issues of Physical Activity in Daily Life, Exercise and Sedentary Behavior among Japanese Residing Overseas.Primary Health Care Open Access, 05(03).
2.Phillips, B., Wilkes, E., Smith, K., Baker, M. and Rennie, M., 2008. Twenty weeks of whole body resistance training improves the response of leg blood flow to feeding at rest and after exercise.
3.Fragala, M., Cadore, E., Dorgo, S., Izquierdo, M., Kraemer, W., Peterson, M. and Ryan, E., 2021.Resistance Training for Older Adults.