Septuagenarians are rocking these days and have become health freaks and with fitness regimen the youngsters too at times are embarrassed and even shocked.
The days are gone when you would find senior citizens in casual pajamas and saris walking around in the park or are confined to yoga on television. Today walk in to a gym and you will find senior citizens huffing and puffing with the gen next, and dressed up in smart gym gear.
With increase in the life expectancy, it is important to have a fit body and common diseases in senior citizens like cardiac problems, arthritis, and diabetes can easily be countered by a well defined regime and under well trained fitness instructor. Also senior citizens feel refreshed and energized after the fitness regime and apart from maintaining healthy body, gym also gives a senior citizen a social networking platform where he can meet like- minded people and makes hid life more interesting and meaningful.
However it is imperative that the senior citizens must hit the gym only after consulting the doctor and never overstrain themselves with rigorous exercises. A senior citizen must seek advice from the trainer regarding the exercises as some fitness trips tend to tire and damage your body beyond repair.
Senior citizens must inform their gym trainers about their medical aliments before hitting the gym.
These senior citizens are out to match steps with the youth in terms of fitness. They have adapted a modern approach and are moving towards it in leaps and bounds giving an entirely new dimension to the term remaining healthy and active.