Are you Fit At Midlife? Here’s the top 5 reasons you should strive to be.
Reason #1 – Diabetes is at an all time high
A recent Gallup report shows that in the US diabetes is at an all time high. Despite the greatest awareness of Type 2 Diabetes in recent times, the rates are still rising? Why?
Reason #2 – Being Fit At Midlife Seems To Reduce Cancer Risk Later
A recent study shows that being fit at midlife reduces the risk of developing certain types of cancer. What’s more, it also appears to reduce the risk of dying from other types of cancer.
Reason #3 – Fitness – The Fountain of Youth?
According to this recent study High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) appears to be highly efficient at slowing down the cellular aging process.
Reason #4 – Muscle Mass Starts to Decline After Age 30
Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass associated with aging, begins to start in your early 30s. After age 50, you could be losing up to 1% of muscle mass per year, and that adds up quickly. The best remedy? Strength training.
Reason #5 – Bone loss
Not just muscle, but bone loss starts to accelerate as we age, leaving us susceptible to breaks and fractures. Physical activity … can counteract this.
How To Get Started
We hope you agree, being Fit At Midlife is not just important, it’s crucial. But what if you don’t know how to get started? …
Feeling motivated? Good – that’s what we were aiming for. Let’s get started…