5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Body

As we go through various lifestages, the importance of proper nutrition, exercise and sleep remains constant. Here are a few statistics that might surprise you and highlight the necessity of a well-balanced exercise program 1. We lose 5-7 lbs of muscle per decade if we do not strength train 2. Endurance exercise improves heart health but does not help you build or tone muscle 3. Our metabolic rate decreases 2-5% per decade if we do not exercise 4. Weight loss takes longer as we age 5. Bone density and sense of balance decline with age, increasing risk of hip fractures

A well-designed fitness routine and nutrition plan can help you combat life's changes and help you thrive well into your golden years. Fitwell's fitness services and programs will give you the foundation to integrate fitness into every day life.