originally published here (StrongFirst.com)
By Gabby Eborall, SFG II
There comes a time in our lives, almost as if by surprise, when we realize we’re not as young as we used to be.
Aging can be a difficult and uncomfortable topic of discussion. Especially for those of us who pride ourselves on being strong, healthy, and a positive example for our students, young and old. It’s true that more and more people are getting on board with the idea that strength training can reverse the signs of aging, but what does that look like? And to be more specific, what does that look like for a woman rapidly approaching her fifties and beyond?