Weight training, or resistance training, has been shown to offer various benefits for the elderly population. Whilst under the supervision of a personal trainer this can be done safely and effectively.
Here are some scientifically backed benefits to weight training:
Muscle Mass and Strength:
Joint Health and Flexibility:
Stability and Coordination
Mood and Mental well-being:
Mortality Rate reduction:
It's important to note that before starting any exercise program, especially for the elderly, individuals should consult with their GP provider to ensure that the chosen activities are safe and appropriate for their specific health conditions. Additionally, a qualified fitness professional or personal trainer can provide personalised guidance and supervision.