Workout Frequency

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Can seniors gain strength on one workout a week?

Workout Frequency

Some research has indicated exercisers over 60 can make gains by working out with weights only once a week. However, it may be difficult for either the body or the mind to learn the exercises with such a regimen. You may be able to maintain your fitness on one workout a week for a while, but it's better to work out two or three times a week to improve your fitness.



7/25/2007 3:21:39 PM
Jo said:

Good tip

9/30/2008 11:46:49 AM
Steve Cardenas said:

Exercise comes in many forms such as aerobic, strength training, stretching,etc. and once a week won't get it done. It should be more like once a week take a day of rest and the other days mix aerobics with strength training on alternate days for better overall results.

7/21/2011 1:44:31 AM
workout routines said:

Thanks for the information.


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