Age Happy, Smart, and Strong with Isophit!

By Caity and Jill

At FitOne, we incorporate isometric exercises within many of our personal training sessions (some clients request for all sessions to be filled with ONLY these types of exercises). Isometrics once again has proven to be effective and the benefits are mind-blowing.

Did we mention we have THREE Isophit machines?

Isophit: Age Happy, Smart, and Strong

As we age, maintaining an active lifestyle becomes increasingly important for our overall well-being. Active aging not only helps us stay physically fit but also plays a significant role in preserving cognitive function and overall happiness. One effective method to achieve these benefits is through isometric strength training.

Isometric strength training is an ideal choice for active aging because it offers numerous advantages that support muscle, tendon, and bone strength, as well as cognitive function, memory, and happiness. This form of exercise involves contracting muscles without joint movement. Let's explore how isometric strength training can help you lead a healthier and happier life as you age.

As we grow older, the natural process of aging leads to a decrease in muscle mass and bone density. Isometric strength training can combat this decline. When you engage in isometric exercises, your muscles contract against resistance without changing their length. This action stimulates muscle growth and increases your overall muscle strength.

Moreover, isometric training places beneficial stress on your tendons and bones, making them stronger over time. Stronger tendons and bones reduce the risk of fractures and injuries, allowing you to maintain an active lifestyle without worrying about brittle bones.

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Isometric strength training doesn't just benefit your body; it's also a boon for your brain. Studies have shown that regular isometric exercises can improve cognitive function, including memory. The muscle contractions involved in isometric training stimulate the release of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a protein that promotes the growth and maintenance of brain cells. This boost in BDNF can enhance memory and cognitive performance, helping you stay mentally sharp as you age.

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Exercise, in general, is known to trigger the release of endorphins, the body's natural mood enhancers. Isometric strength training is no exception. Engaging in isometric exercises can lift your spirits and contribute to a sense of happiness and well-being. The feeling of accomplishment that comes with completing isometric workouts can boost your self-esteem and overall satisfaction with life.

Active aging is essential for a fulfilling and healthy life as you get older. Isometric strength training offers a simple yet effective way to achieve this. By focusing on building muscle, tendon, and bone strength, as well as enhancing cognitive function and happiness, isometric exercises can help you embrace the aging process with confidence. So, if you're looking for a perfect choice to support your active aging journey, consider incorporating isometric strength training into your routine – your body and mind will thank you for it.

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Yours in Isometric Strength,

Brad Thorpe

CEO / Inventor