Between the ages of 20 to 70 it is likely that one will lose up to 30 percent of one's lean muscle mass. That can be reversed with proper strength training. Of all the segments of the population the elderly stand to gain the most from strength training.
biomarkers of ageing
Number eight in a series about what clients have to say about their workouts.
Our bodies undergo many changes that can be reversed with proper strength training. Strength effects not only how young we look, but more importantly, how we young we feel. Wearing glasses, dying one’s hair, or applying creams for age marks have their place, but nothing compares to the long list of benefits from high intensity interval training for strength:
1. Muscle mass decreases. As adults we lose about five pounds of lean muscle each decade. Stronger muscles are more toned, and this requires more calories. Stronger toned muscles present a younger look.