At 80 years old, the singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso has shared his exercise routine on social networks. Together with his personal trainer, the singer inspired his fans by working out on the treadmill, lifting weights and leg exercises at his gym in Salvador, Bahia.
Fans praised Caetano Veloso’s performance and performance. “I was ashamed of my laziness” and “That’s why there are so many ganjas on stage!!!”. Another follower commented: “Humiliating on a level… Long live Caetano and his enviable beats! 💚”.
Caetano Veloso continues to take care of his body and resumes his training routine after the shows were canceled after contracting COVID-19 for the second time. “The week has just begun! 🏋🏻😅,” the singer posted.
Health in old age: What are the benefits of exercising like Caetano Veloso?
According to the WHO – WHO, the recommendation is that from the age of 65 exercise should be moderate physical activity, preferably in a group, at least three days a week and with an intensity that varies according to the state of health. and mobility conditions of each person.
In this way, physical activity in old age is necessary to reduce the damage caused by the passage of time, such as loss of balance, muscle weakness, decreased agility, etc. Thus, these factors increase the dependence of the elderly on a caregiver due to the risk of falls and fractures.
With physical activity in the routine of older adults, it is possible to gain more independence, energy and vitality, as well as reduce the risk of diseases.
However, it is important to remember that physical activity alone is not enough, it is important to maintain a balanced diet appropriate for the age group. Therefore, it is also necessary to eat foods that contain calcium risks such as watercress, broccoli, kale, yogurt and cheese.
Resume physical activities post COVID-19
In a Ministry of Health publication, Dr. Bruno Gualano, a researcher at the Rheumatology Evaluation and Conditioning Laboratory and the Applied Physiology and Nutrition Research Group at the University of São Paulo (USP) School of Medicine, highlights that physical activity is essential for the recovery of the post-COVID-19 patient, as well as to improve their health in general.
The doctor also states that scientific evidence has shown that regular physical activity, in addition to appearing to provide some protection against severe cases of the COVID-19 virus, also enhances the effects of vaccination.
Thus, lack of exercise leads to serious damage to general health and increases the chances of developing chronic diseases. Finally, the expert advises resuming this practice shortly after contracting covid-19.