Aching and painful joints is a common malady, especially among older adults. While arthritis is a common culprit in causing joint pain, other factors include inflammation, repetitive motion, weak muscles, a lack of mobility and being overweight.
Confidence is contagious. Confidence builds self-efficacy. Confidence allows you to be better equipped to handle whatever life throws at you. One way to build confidence is by setting simple exercise goals, by working towards them and by ultimately accomplishing said goals.
One of the biggest mistakes I see as a trainer is that people do not do their strength training from Day #1. That’s a big mistake. They say things like, “I’ll do cardio first and when I start to lose weight I will do some strength training to tone up”. Well, let me tell you, it does not work like that!