Gym-going seniors are benefiting from more than exercise

August 11, 2017

Washington Post (August 11)

Gym-going seniors are benefiting from more than exercise

That’s why many find the health club a good place to strengthen social bonds. It’s a natural gathering spot, pulling people together to engage in a common activity. And working out with a partner is a commitment; you’re more likely to show up if you’re meeting someone. That’s what Abramowitz found so appealing. “The motivation for Jay and me was the camaraderie,” he says. “It was the friendship, someone to kibbitz with.”

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