As We Age We Lose Muscle.
A researcher found that both men and women who don’t perform consistent heavy exercise lose about 1/2 pound per muscle per year. Here’s what caught my attention. This starts at the age of 20!
At 50 years old it’s possible to have lost 15 pounds of muscle AND replaced that with fat.
What to do?
You want to perform resistance weight training but you want to do it properly. In order to gain back both muscle and strength, proper resistance exercise is imperative. That’s when the best certified personal trainer programs come in handy.
What I mean by proper resistance exercise is learning how to lift in a controlled fashion that not only builds muscle but protects your joints as well.
Done properly, resistance exercise doesn’t have to be performed for long periods of time nor does it have to be performed daily.
My personal training in Los Angeles involves general guidelines for my aging clients (35+) of 2 days per week. Some of my older clients (70+) can only tolerate 1 session per week.
One more thought.
You don’t exercise to burn calories, or in an attempt to atone for poor eating. Exercise simply doesn’t work very well for either. Instead, you should exercise to improve the health and function of your body, and control your eating to lose body fat and maintain a healthy body composition.
Wonderfully Fit Personal Training in Los Angeles offers virtual training as well as in-person training and nutritional counseling. Training can be scheduled by visiting our website at Top Fitness Trainer, Program Training And Nutritionist In Long Beach CA | Wonderfully Fit or by clicking below.
So, looking for the best fitness program and ready for a change – schedule an appointment today.