Use it or lose it. As my wife and I ease into the back half of our 50’s, our house has gradually transformed into a gymnasium. It seems like every spare corner and surface holds exercise or physical therapy equipment now.
I’ve been into fitness since college, never letting myself get seriously out of shape. But, with an injury this past winter, I was reminded that you can’t afford to let your physical condition go, as you age. Don’t take mobility for granted. Unused joints stiffen; neglected muscles atrophy. You’ve got to keep moving from head to toe, injuries notwithstanding. If you don’t, you may never get it back….