When I ask people how much they exercise, many say they are “active”. Physical activity is GREAT and maintains a basic level of health. However, to elevate your health and make EVERYTHING in life easier, we need exercise. Both are needed and complement each other!
A common concern with older adults is injury from using heavy weights. However, older adults ESPECIALLY benefit from weight lifting. Research shows that even adults into their 90’s can safely, gradually begin weight lifting.