Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Staying active can keep you feeling and looking your best — at every stage of your life. An active lifestyle is especially important for senior health because regular exercise can help prevent heart disease, diabetes , and certain forms of cancer, and it can also reduce pain associated with arthritis. By improving balance, flexibility, endurance, and strength, older adults can stay healthier longer.
Common Exercises for 58-Year-Old Men
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Jennifer Andrews specializes in writing about health, wellness and nutrition. Andrews has a Master of Science in physical therapy from the University of Alberta as well as a bachelor's degree in kinesiology. She teaches yoga and pilates and is a recent graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Fifty-eight year old men are in that transition period between middle-age to being considered a senior citizen in their mid to late's. With advanced age comes increased risk of medical issues such as high blood pressure, stroke and high cholesterol. Men also experience a loss of muscle mass and bone density with aging that is partially a result of declining hormones, particularly testosterone.
The Ultimate Training Plan for Over 50s
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We go from wanting the beach muscles in our 20's, to wanting to be strong and functional in our 40's and over. It's no longer about flexing. It's about being able to play with your kids and move around without aches and pains. I would thumb through fitness magazines and books looking for different exercises to try. Even back then, the amount of information on workouts was completely overwhelming.