We all want to feel strong, healthy and energised as we go through life, right? And yet, as people get into their 50s, 60s and 70s, we start noticing more and more health issues cropping up. This makes sense, because the body and mind both experiences ageing, and so things start to slow down, we experience wear-and-tear, etc.

But does this mean that we just give up on looking after our health? Heck no!

Studies show that a regular exercise routine has the ability to slow down the ageing process, prevent age-related health conditions and keep us physically and mentally strong no matter how many birthdays we’ve had!

Here are four reasons to keep up a regular exercise routine as you age: