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Navratilova and others discuss staying fit and healthy at age 20 vs. age 60

  Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:00:00 AM  
  Whether you're 20 years old or 60, you will need a combination of cardio and strength training to keep your heart and muscles in good shape and your weight under control. For older people, the one difference may be that strength training becomes more crucial for everyday functional fitness. "A big issue as you age is the risk of falling. And strength training that builds muscle power helps prevent falls," Todd Miller, an associate professor in the Department of Exercise Science at George Washington University, told the Washington Post

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