Weight training. Lift heavy things.
That’s what works and that’s what you need.
The best workout routines for men over 50 are based on resistance training. Lifting.
Not typical cardio stuff. You need to lift weights. Period.
Building muscle mass will do more for your health and longevity than any other type of exercise.
That’s a fact.
Think about it. What does it mean to get old?
You’re tired and slow.
Weak with poor mobility. Unable to do everything you used to do.
You’ve lost muscle mass. It’s called sarcopenia.
And it’s your primary reason for aging.
Well maybe it is when you get into the “buying new body parts” arena but I’m talking about stuff you control.
Lift to stay strong and mobile.
Or lift to regain strength and mobility.
Take a look at this simple workout.
Use a system that works. If you’re gonna lift, do it right.
Hit the 5 Human Movements to ensure you’re getting well-rounded and life-enhancing strength training.
What exercises do you do to keep or regain muscle mass? Comment below.
Mark aka The Old Spartan and Over-50 Fitness Savior is a 63 year old coffee guzzling father of five wandering the outdoors around Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mark helps Active Boomers get lean, healthy and strong so they can be great role models and they live rewarding lives using his signature Spartan Method system.
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