As you get older, you may start to experience some changes. You may find you get tired more easily or you’ve experienced changes in your sleep. You may need reading glasses or have thinning hair. There are actually a lot of little ways your body changes once you pass 50.
You might be wondering: Will any of these transitions affect the way I work out? Should I even work out at all now that I’m older? The answer to that question is yes. Getting regular exercise is one of the most impactful things you can do for your health at any age. But there are a few things you may want to change about your routine.
Working out as an older adult doesn’t have to look drastically different — but there are a few things to keep in mind, if only for your health and safety over the long term. Here’s everything you need to know about working out over 50.