Many people assume that they're too out-of-shape, or sick, or tired, or just plain old to exercise, so they avoid it completely. Others believe they should lower the intensity of their exercise due to compromised balance, coordination and strength that come with age.
They're wrong. The real danger to your health is not exercising at all.
At any age, you can increase muscle strength, preserve bone density, improve balance and improve your overall health. However, only a combination of regular exercise and sensible eating can help you achieve this, so don't let your age scare you away from the gym.
Before you join a health club, know what to look for and ask about. Here are some helpful tips for starting and/or maintaining your path to healthy aging: Read more at HuffingtonPost