Exercise and physical activity are essential for a strong and healthy body, even more so after the age of 50, when the muscle mass begins to decrease and fat accumulates more easily.
The result of a sedentary lifestyle after this age is the appearance of conditions such as diabetes, obesity, blood pressure, heart disease or stroke. Here are some of the simplest and most effective physical exercises ideal for women over 50 years of age.
Squats for leg muscles
The leg muscles are especially important for good stability, but also for maintaining bone health. The most effective exercises for the legs are squats. A popular alternative chiropractic Denver specialist affirms that performed correctly, while keeping your back straight, squats will help you tone your body muscles and prevent injuries by improving flexibility.
Plank exercise to prevent muscle pain
By performing this exercise for 90 seconds, three times a week, you will be able to tone your abdomen, chest and back muscles which is very important to support the spine and prevent back pain.
Exercises with dumbbells
Chronic joint pain can affect adults of any age, therefore it is never too early to prevent them and the best way to do this is through exercises with weights. It is not necessary to lift large weights, it is enough to do exercises with dumbbells of 1-3 kilograms, 2-3 times a week.