Exercise Boosts function in Mature Adults

Exercise Boosts Function in Mature Adults In 2030 the older population will be twice as large as it was in 2000. Growing from 35 million to 72 million representing nearly 20% of the total US population, according to government projections…. Research continues to support PHYSICAL ACTIVITY as a way of staying healthy and functional in several key areas. Research reveals the many benefits of physical activity in later stages of life. * moderate cardiovascular and strength training programs enhance cognitive function in people 65 and over *International Journal of Exercise Science states that power training helps adults (mean age 70) improve ability to perform activities of daily living. ( This is not power lifting. 😉 ) *Regular exercise improves blood pressure, coronary artery disease, diabetes, lipid profile, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and overall morbidity and morality. IFrom: DEA Fit MAY 2013. www.mkfitness4life.com

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