Robert Linkul on Training People over 50, Fighting Sarcopenia, and Closing His Gym Because of Covid.

Dec 7, 2021 | Podcast | 0 comments

Robert Linkul is the owner of, an online continued education provider for fitness professionals. Robert is an internationally known presenter on his teachings on resistance training strategies for the older adult with physical limitations or a decreased quality of life.

Robert earned his master’s degree in sports science with an emphasis in personal training, was the NSCA’s 2012 Personal Trainer of the Year award winner and a 2017 NSCA Fellowship inductee.

Robert formerly owned Be STRONGER Fitness, a personal training studio for older adults in Sacramento, California. He had to close it during the pandemic, and that difficult decision is just one of the powerful moments he shares on this week’s episode of the Optimal aging podcast.

We also share personal stories about struggles with our own parents about their health habits, the dangers of sarcopenia, and lots more of interest to anyone out there interested in fitness over 50. This is a good one. Enjoy.

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