Give youself a lift

Add weights to your workout at any age!

Lifting weights is a proven way to round out your workout, but many older people may be aftraid to start.

Evidence shows that using weights has many benefits - even for your brain.

"The protective effect of muscle and muscle mass has been well studied -- everything from the musculoskeletal system to orthopedics and even brain health," Ahmed said in a Baylor news release. "Building muscle in your body has been well shown to delay dementia and the effects of dementia and preserve cognitive function."

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