Many people tend to get less active as they get older which is exactly the opposite of what experts recommend. As your body ages you need to be taking extra care of it by working out sensibly and keeping it in tip-top form. This will not only keep you looking and feeling younger but it will help to prevent all kinds of diseases, aches and pains.
Do you want to be hunched over with a bad back and a walking stick aged 70? No, we don’t either! We’ve compiled a list of the 8 exercises that are specifically designed for over 40s that will have you skipping into old age stronger and fitter than you were in your 20s.
It’s not technically an ‘exercise’ but it is one of the most important parts of any workout routine!
Without adequate sleep, your body can’t repair the muscles that you’ve been working out at the gym, which means that all your hard work is for nothing.
Sleep deprivation leads to grouchiness and lethargy, which means a lack of motivation to even get down to the gym in the first place.
What’s more, studies have shown that individuals that don’t get enough sleep are more likely to look for energy from extra calories.