We often set out with the intention of deciding we are going to get on that health kick, change the fitness routine, start looking for healthier food options, only to fall short of those goals or fail to maintain results for any length of time. It’s not just down to eating all the wrong foods or that we didn’t know the best workouts. While those are both major factors, the real problem is the failure to incorporate the right habits and behaviours consistently into our lives.
You may think that once you have reached a “certain age” that it is too late to begin strength training. This is simply not true. It is never too late to start strength training with weights. Strength training offers many benefits for everyone, especially for those who are over the age of 50. Let’s take a closer look at what happens to your bones and muscles as you age, the benefits of strength training, and how you can get started.