132019May

Exercises That Help Strengthen the Body, Prevent and Reduce Effects of Sarcopenia

Exercises That Help Strengthen the Body, Prevent and Reduce Effects of Sarcopenia

Exercises to help prevent Sarcopenia:

Why?

Older individuals who live a sedentary lifestyle are at risk of sarcopenia, which is the decreased size and weakness of muscles. This can lead to a decrease in function, poor health and a higher risk for falls and injury. Studies have shown that older people who train 3x per week at home doing bodyweight exercises were able to increase muscle mass and prevent loss of functional strength

How often?

3 sessions per week (approx. 45mins per session) for 10weeks

How many?

Week 1: 2 sets of 12 repetitions

Week 2-4: 3 sets of 10 repetitions

Week 5-7: 4 sets of 10 repetitions

Week 8-10: same as 5-7 but the quicker pace

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