Staying healthy & fit in the later stages of life can be a real struggle due to family & work commitments. The most often used excuse I hear regularly is “I don’t have the time.”
That is why I designed this personalized fitness program to help you stay active and healthy with minimal time and maximum results. I can understand how hard it is to motivate yourself to do a workout after a long day at work or first thing in the morning. But my classes are fun, action-packed and you will never regret coming to one!
Make your health a number one priority, and you will feel the benefits instantly. At this stage of your life, make time for health and fitness so you can live life to the max.
It is a well-known fact that moderate exercise and a healthy balanced diet can help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, diabetes, and other well-known diseases. In Ireland, the top 3 killer diseases are:
Participating in a fitness class can have a positive effect on your mental health & wellbeing. As you get older, your metabolism slows down, and hormone levels decline, which can mean a gradual reduction of lean muscle. Lean muscle helps you function effectively on everyday tasks.
If you are a man or woman in your 50s, body fat will mainly settle in your midsection area (stomach), and chest. This fat is stored deep underneath your skin and is known as visceral fat. Visceral fat is dangerous because it wraps around the major organs such as the pancreas, kidneys, and liver. This can lead to heart attacks and type 2 diabetes, and in some severe cases, type 1 diabetes.
People tend to live the same lifestyle as they did in their 20s and 30s, eating & drinking excessively. As you continue to age you need to understand that your health and wellbeing are pivotal to leading a more fulfilling and happier life. It needs to be your primary concern so that you can prevent any future health problems. Taking action and care of your body will be your key to success.