Most folks understand the benefits of a daily aerobic workout such as brisk walking, bicycling or swimming. However, you may be missing a critical fitness component if you skip strength training.
According to AARP, one in three adults of the age of 65 fall every year; with many sustaining serious injuries such as a broken hip or head trauma. Indeed, a bad fall can be a lifestyle game changer. Sadly, every year, more than 2.5 million older adults are treated for fall-related injuries in emergency departments, and upwards of 734,000 are hospitalized.
Many people, including some medical doctors, advise against supplementing our diets with vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients. The most common reason given? We can obtain all the nutrients our bodies require from healthy eating.