Older Adults

No other age group can experience more health benefits from exercise than those over 50.

The benefits of resistance and aerobic training include:

  • Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Reduces obesity
  • Reduces the progression of Osteoporosis
  • Some types of cancer
  • Sociological stress and depression
  • Improving fitness will help older adults live independently for longer

 

Osteoporosis

People with osteoporosis will find exercise to be an important preventative for Loss of bone density, this can be reversed by engaging in high impact activity before the development of the condition, In particular:

  • Resistance training can stop the progression of osteoporosis by strengthening both muscle and bone therefore reducing the risk of fractures
  • Flexibility training will help to increase joint mobility which will add protection against injury

 

Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension

People with or at risk of developing hypertension or CV disease will find exercise to be both preventative and rehabilitative:

  • Exercise can help to lower blood pressure and stress levels.
  • Make general daily activities easier to perform
  • Reduces daily effort your heart has to make
  • Can increase and improve circulation

 

Arthritis

People suffering with arthritis will find exercise will:

  • Reduce pain
  • Slow the progression of the condition
  • Help with daily activities and regain independence
  • Reduce dependance on pharmaceutical treatments
  • Improve weight control (lessening strain on the joints)

 

Diabetes

Exercise is an important preventative especially with those with borderline type 2 diabetes. Since this type of diabetes is most associated with a particular type of fat accumulation exercise can be particularly helpful:

  • Reducing the risk through overall reduction in body fat
  • Improved fitness and wellbeing
  • Reduces obesity levels
  • Exercise also improves the action of insulin in fact it can decrease insulin requirements by 50% in type 1 and in type 2.
  • Enhanced blood glucose control

 

Pregnant Women

Pregnancy

Exercise has massive benefits for pregnant women throughout pregnancy, these can include:

Older Adults

No other age group can experience more health benefits from exercise than those over 50.

The benefits of resistance and aerobic training include:

  • Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Reduces obesity
  • Reduces the progression of Osteoporosis
  • Some types of cancer
  • Sociological stress and depression
  • Improving fitness will help older adults live independently for longer

 

Osteoporosis

People with osteoporosis will find exercise to be an important preventative for Loss of bone density, this can be reversed by engaging in high impact activity before the development of the condition, In particular:

  • Resistance training can stop the progression of osteoporosis by strengthening both muscle and bone therefore reducing the risk of fractures
  • Flexibility training will help to increase joint mobility which will add protection against injury

 

Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension

People with or at risk of developing hypertension or CV disease will find exercise to be both preventative and rehabilitative:

  • Exercise can help to lower blood pressure and stress levels.
  • Make general daily activities easier to perform
  • Reduces daily effort your heart has to make
  • Can increase and improve circulation

 

Arthritis

People suffering with arthritis will find exercise will:

  • Reduce pain
  • Slow the progression of the condition
  • Help with daily activities and regain independence
  • Reduce dependance on pharmaceutical treatments
  • Improve weight control (lessening strain on the joints)

 

Diabetes

Exercise is an important preventative especially with those with borderline type 2 diabetes. Since this type of diabetes is most associated with a particular type of fat accumulation exercise can be particularly helpful:

  • Reducing the risk through overall reduction in body fat
  • Improved fitness and wellbeing
  • Reduces obesity levels
  • Exercise also improves the action of insulin in fact it can decrease insulin requirements by 50% in type 1 and in type 2.
  • Enhanced blood glucose control

 

Pregnant Women

Pregnancy

Exercise has massive benefits for pregnant women throughout pregnancy, these can include:

  • More comfortable pregnancy
  • Easier labor and faster recovery
  • Retain fitness levels
  • Avoid excessive weight gain 
  •  Better digestive transit
  • Improve posture and reduce back pain
  • Reduce the problems associated with water retention (swelling of hands and feet)

If you have any particular concern with your condition in regards to training, it is advisable that you consult your local GP or health professional before participating in any physical activity.

Scott McQuillan Master Trainer

Scott McQuillan is a highly qualified MasterTrainer. He has a sports background in Muay Thai Boxing, White Collar Boxing, Judo and Sprinting. Scott has helped a variety of people to successfully achieve their goals.

 

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