The Top Ailments of Aging (and What to Do About Them)

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The top 5 ailments of aging (and what to do about them)

“If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.” This statement is true for all of life’s most important things: PTO hours, HSA funds and our physical strength, function and mobility. 

Gone are the days of skating by on youthfulness alone, nourishing our bodies with caffeine and Crunchwrap Supremes, considering four hours to be a good night’s sleep, and claiming a trip to the fridge and back a workout well-done. Rather, here are the days of 3-day hangovers, random onset food allergies, sleeping aids and exercising through the neck pain your pillow caused. 

Kelsy Vick, PT, DPT, PCES is a spritely 27-year-old physical therapist and the owner of Kinetique. She also happens to be my guiding light when it comes to keeping my body strong and moving well. I sat down with her to discuss some of the most common ailments of aging, and what we can do to preserve our strength and mobility and prolong our quality of life

Read the full Q&A over at Austin Fit.

Who wrote this post...

Sadie Flynn

Sadie Flynn

Sadie, who's been coaching at Renew since 2016, is a former collegiate athlete with a penchant for power lifts. So, unsurprisingly, her favorite benchmark workout is the lovely Linda. As a mom, Sadie is passionate about pregnant and postpartum fitness and wellness, and works hard to help women take care of their bodies before and after birth. When she's not making jokes at your expense or forcing her 90s alternative music beliefs upon you, you can find Sadie outside somewhere with her husband, two dogs, and their insane toddler.

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