Tips to stay fit in your 50s

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Physical fitness is important at every age, but it becomes even more important as we get older.

Health and fitness coach Candice McField says the biggest challenge people in their 50s face while trying to get fit is increased recovery time.

"Can you still play a full game of tennis?" Candice asks. " Sure, but can you play another game of tennis the next day with the same intensity? Maybe not."

Tips from Candice: 

Explore new active hobbies
Biking, gardening, tennis, golf
Strength Training : 2-3x per week - full body
Cardio: 5-6x/ week - 20-40 minutes

Watch the video above for more.