In my earlier post on the Habits of Successful Aging, strength was right at the top of the list. This was not an accident. Strength training is now recognized as perhaps the most effective way to maintain and improve your energy, vitality, independence and quality of life!
The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose and pouch on side;
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank;
William Shakespeare (‘As You Like It’ 1623)
Less than thirty years ago, we were still not too far removed from Shakespeare’s vision of old age. Continue reading “Strong Medicine”