Bodybuilding at Any Age - It's Never Too Late to Start!

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), "One in three adults 65 and older falls each year." The majority of hospital admissions for the elderly, in fact, are due to fall-related injuries. Interestingly, a majority of these falls could be prevented, however, if more seniors realized that they could reverse this trend through bodybuilding. Aging has, historically, been viewed as an inevitable (and often rapid) slide into infirmity and muscular atrophy. Consequently, many seniors have convinced themselves that they must "slow down" with age, that too much activity might can lead to accidents and premature death. But the more that they have "slowed down," the higher their chances of demoralizing (and often crippling) falls has become.

Experts would say "no." A study at Colorado State University, for instance, found that two of the most significant reasons why seniors fall are diminished bone density (osteoporosis) and lack of muscle tone. Studies have shown that both of these conditions can be prevented or improved by regular exercise, particularly weight bearing exercises. Moreover, these studies have found that anyone can start bodybuilding at any age and at any fitness level and still increase their muscle mass and their strength.
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  1. Monetey's Avatar
    I completely agree with you. Nevertheless, we shouldn't forget that doing bodybuilding is a bit harder for older people than for younger ones. We need more additionals means like peptides from At least, I use them to see the results.