Biggest Myths About Aging and Exercise
9 monthes ago - By Active Beat
For many people, reaching the middle stages of life makes getting physical exercise more difficult. There are a few explanations for this perception: for one, most middle-aged and older people are busy managing full-time jobs and families, leaving less time for getting physical. Second, the aging process often takes a toll on our bodies and energy levels, making hitting the gym far tougher than when we were in our teens and twenties.
And while these factors are understandable explanations for not getting enough exercise later in life, they don't eliminate this one basic truth: even older...
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