Exercise for Those Over 40 – The Two Main Culprits
Muscle Imbalances and flexibility issues are the two of the main culprits standing in the way of people who want to get in shape over 40 years old. As humans, work takes over our lives for long periods, and when we exit a period of years where we’ve neglected our bodies, that’s where problems commonly begin. And it’s so easy to avoid!
Sitting in that chair, standing holding the arms out, or sitting in that vehicle – for years, compromises posture, biomechanics, mobility and strength. This is why when we’re old, we share most all of the above conditions I’ve just listed. Just turning 40 we’ve already feel this! When we exercise with these conditions, we’re sure to get injured, and that’s entirely unnecessary if the proper precautions are taken when we start back up again.
When you start to exercise again and take charge of your life, there are important steps to take: