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What Is The Best Workout For People Over 60?

By Workout Of The Week

Last updated: Sep 14, 2015

What is the best workout for people over 60? There are many men and women over the age of 60 either trying to build up their physique or simply trying to be more active. Here are some great tips, workouts and more. Find out more.

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There are many men and women over the age of 60 either trying to build up their physique or simply trying to be more active and healthy. In addition to maintaining or creating a great physique recovery and proper technique are now even more important.

What is the best workout for people over 60? Be specific.

How does a workout routine differ from someone who is over 60 compared to someone younger?

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There are many men and women over the age of 60 either trying to build up their physique or simply trying to be more active and healthy. In addition to maintaining or creating a great physique recovery and proper technique are now even more important.

Exercise is important at any age, and staying active as one gets older is a great way to promote a healthier, longer life and prevent injuries. More and more older adults are engaging in a broad range of activities, from athletics to aerobics, proving that you don't have to be young to play hard and have fun.

WHAT IS THE BEST WORKOUT FOR PEOPLE OVER 60?

Obviously, older adults are going to engage in workouts that differ from those of younger adults and teenagers. While no one wants to be told that they can't do something, certain movements are inappropriate for older adults and age should be a consideration.

Before beginning a workout plan, it is important to consult a medical professional with a knowledge of your personal medical history - this advice goes for exercise enthusiasts of any age. But because older adults are at risk for more medical conditions, such as osteoporosis and arthritis, this is a crucial first step.

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