Our clients at Austin Personal Trainers and New Orleans Personal Trainers cover a wide spectrum of ages not least of which are those who are older. Our oldest client was 95, and one of our trainers has four clients over eighty. People in this cohort of the population have the most to gain in quality and length of life.
Increased strength will result in increased gait speed, and that will result in better balance. Strength training will result in stronger muscles yes, but bones become stronger as well. Elderly that are stronger are less likely to fall, and if they do they are more likely to walk away unscathed.