Finding the Health Clubs for the 50+ Crowd
You're Not Alone
Just for You
Before You Begin
The American College of Sports Medicine http://acsm.org
National Institute on Aging http://www.nia.nih.gov
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology http://www.csep.ca
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Exercise. NIH Senior Health website. Available at: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/exerciseforolderadults/healthbenefits/01.html . Accessed October 1, 2013.
Exercise and Seniors. American Association of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/seniors/staying-healthy/exercise-and-seniors.html . Updated January 2011. Accessed October 1, 2013.
Getting back in the gym after 50. Gold's Gym website. Available at: http://www.goldsgym.com/article/getting-back-in-the-gym-after-50/ . Accessed October 1, 2013.
How to join the right gym. Weight Watchers website. Available at: http://www.weightwatchers.com/util/art/index%5Fart.aspx?art%5Fid=5911&tabnum=1 . Accessed Ocotber 1, 2013.
Membership types. MySportsClub website. Available at: http://www.mysportsclubs.com/member/membership%5Ftypes.htm?WT.svl=Header . Accessed October 1, 2013.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 10/2013 -
- Update Date: 10/01/2013 -
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