8 Worst Exercises for People Over 40

Crunches

Ab-targeted exercises alone won’t shave off belly fat. A well-rounded workout combined with a healthy diet will allow you to get rid of weight overall. Even in the event that you do 1,000 crunches a day, you can’t get rid of that spare tire without working your entire body. Ab exercises are great for toning muscles that are already lean and lacking fat.

When you’re middle-aged, crunches, situps, and other ab exercises can cause spinal issues. In extreme cases, you can sustain a spinal fracture. Crunches can also strain your throat and cause bad posture.

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