As you get older, you may find yourself confronted with health concerns you hadn’t previously considered. Among the more common of these worries is a fear of falling—and with good reason. According to the World Health Association (WHO), falls are the second most common cause of death from unintentional injury across the globe; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 32,000 U.S. residents die from a fall each year.

However, just because you’re getting older doesn’t have to mean that falling is a foregone conclusion. Experts say that the right workout can help you reduce your risk of falling and live a longer healthier life.

“The best exercises to prevent falls are strength training: developing muscles, especially in the legs, to help improve balance and coordination as well as increasing the amount of muscle,” says certified personal trainer Pete McCall, MS, CSCS, chief fitness officer at All About Fitness, LLC and executive producer and host of the “All About Fitness” podcast.

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