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“If you don’t want to have dementia when you’re 80, the time to start getting fit is now,” he said. “It may not necessarily give you longer life, but there’s a compelling body of work that it will give you more good years.” – Keith Fargo, director of scientific programs and outreach at the non-profit Alzheimer’s Association.

Check out this interesting article on the benefits of getting fit to help prevent dementia

If that’s not enough to convince you, check out this article

Thanks, Jane Moysey, for finding and sharing both of these!

 

Strength Focus

Single Leg Lunge – Forward and Reverse    5 sets of 8 each leg

Shoulder Press     5 sets of 5 (progressively loading to a rate of perceived exertion of 8/10)

 

Conditioning Workout

Working in pairs each person completes 5 rounds of:

8 calorie row
20 air squats
10 box step overs

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