Friday, September 10, 2010

Seniors Stay Active To Keep Muscles Healthy, Prevent Disease

“Instead of easing quietly into his golden years, Barritt goes four times a week to a gym owned by Pender Adult Services where he works on weight machines for his arm and back muscles. Health club memberships among those 55 and older have become one of the fastest-growing segments of gym members, jumping more than 400 percent between 1990 and 2007 when there were 9.9 million members in that age segment, according to the trade group the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association...

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