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Ask Ade: Fitness for all ages, health tips during Ramadhan

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Wed, September 3 2008   /  10:52 am

Ade Rai is Indonesia's most famous bodybuilder and a passionate advocate of good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. Every second week, he will be offering professional advice and answering your questions through this column. Dear Ade, I was wondering whether the combination of resistance training and aerobic training was for the younger generation only, or if these combined activities hold a place in the life of senior citizens like me? I am a 66-year-old grandmother who went through menopause some years ago. For people my age, what should we do to improve our health and fitness? -- M. Donovan Dear Ms. Donovan, Thank you for writing to me with your questions. I haven't had that many opportunities to address this issue (fitness in the golden years). You are 100 percent entitled to a fitter and shapelier physique, no matter what age a...