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Fitness in Young and Old

Scottdale Rehabilitation & Wellness Center Promotes Healthy Living

Get help with fitness in young and old from Scottdale Rehabilitation & Wellness Center in Scottdale, PA. Every step of our life’s journey has different needs for our health. That includes ensuring you get the proper fitness no matter how old you are. We know that everyone’s needs evolve over time. Here are some of the ways for you to maximize your opportunities no matter what age.


Start Creating Healthy Habits Young by Building Strength and Endurance

Young adults can focus on building and maintaining muscle strength and endurance. Some of those activities include weightlifting, running or swimming. Your workout plans should include flexibility and mobility along with cardiovascular health exercises. Each of these workouts offer improved mental well-being, bone health and social engagement. You should include healthy eating habits in the process.


Carry Good Fitness into the Rest of Your Life

As individuals age, the focus shifts from intense physical training to maintaining functional fitness, independence, and overall health. The focus should change to maintaining overall health. The benefits include functional mobility, strength training, low-impact activities, flexibility and stretching, bone health, pain management and social connection. You should do these activities to help prevent falls and maintain your independence. Whether it’s weightlifting, walking or tai chi, there are many great ways to stay active as you age.


No Matter Your Age, There Are Great Benefits From Fitness

Longevity: Staying active throughout life can contribute to a longer, healthier lifespan.

Quality of Life: Fitness enhances daily functioning, allowing individuals to maintain independence and enjoy life to the fullest.

Disease Prevention: Regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

Mental Health: Physical activity offers improved cognitive function and mental well-being, reducing the risk of age-related cognitive decline.

Social Connection: Group fitness activities provide social interaction, combatting feelings of loneliness and depression.

Better Sleep: Regular exercise can improve sleep quality, benefiting overall health and vitality.


For more information on how to get fit at any age, call Scottdale Rehabilitation & Wellness Center at (724) 887-6615. Follow us on Facebook for updates. We are happy to discuss more about fitness in young and old.