The Benefits Of Strength Training For Older Women

On December 20, 2019 by Preeti Shah

In a man’s life, roughly, there are five stages based on age. Those are infant, childhood, adolescent, teenage, and old age. The three generations pass with more joys and fewer difficulties. But the old age must have to overcome many challenges such as physiological problems, psychological fears, emotional problems, and social isolation.

Older men or women face many hurdles in the home or society. Mostly older women need some extra care and affection. Because women are more sensitive than men and the most common health problem is osteoporosis, which is weakening bones. Women play many roles like daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and a lonely woman from their childhood to the old age.

In every role, she put her maximum love and care as she can. She makes a strong emotional bond with all her beloveds. So she will face some more psychological problems in dealing with relations in daily life.

So there is an urgency for training to strengthen older women. We should enhance her in all aspects. Let us do one by one:-

  • Physiological Problems

Physiological Problems

Guiding her to take a healthy diet rich in proteins, iron, and calcium like milk, dairy products, nuts, pulses, green leafy vegetables, and sufficient water intake. Managing time to do regular walking for some time and some individual exercises recommended to the old age people in the observation of yoga experts. She can secure her self-respect also. Nowadays, women got no security irrelevant of her age, so that it helps her to save herself. Following her physician’s medication properly. Instead of these, we should educate the women from her teenage as well. So that we can reduce the level of deterioration of her health.

  • Psychological Fears

Psychological Fears

Due to decreasing mental strength, loss of memory and sleep, dizziness, a decreasing appetite, she prone to fell into a type of psychological fear that something happens to her. To overcome this, we must teach her to practice meditation, yoga, and pranayama. So that she may strengthen herself to tackle any hard situation.

  • Emotional Problems

Emotional Problems

I said initially, women are sensitive in psychological issues, and they depend mentally and emotionally on their beloveds. They give more love and affection, and they expect the same too. Older women feel miserable if they don’t get the same from others. They want to teach their ideas to their youngsters. But the younger ones always think in their way due to the generation gap.

We should educate them not to think extravagantly and tell them to remember their past happiest moments and their attitude at a young age. We have to strengthen them so as not to hurt them emotionally, and they can lead their last days peacefully.

 They can take the help of God and worship in the last days. Going to the temples frequently and join in a nearest temple’s recreation group and engage their free time in devotional activities. Reading mythological books also helps a lot. They can live happily in this way and give their blessings to their families. They can strengthen and motivate their young generations by offering their most valuable experience, and they can explain their old food habits and their way of overcoming hurdles in their life and let them know the values of life. Then all will be happy.

  • Social Isolation

As the older women weakened due to their mental depression, they felt unfortunate and lonely at home as well as in society. They will lose their physical strength and cannot go outside frequently. Most older women lose her man in her early days. They felt sorry about not to meet her relatives or friends. To overcome this, they can allow some time for any available social service activity.

Here I want to tell you about the 60-year-old woman who participate in all sports and who can’t come back by winning a prize in this age. Likewise, many older women and men are there who inspire and even initiate many of the wonders around us. We should respect each older people with heartful gratitude.

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