Yes! After obtaining a physician’s approval, for the over 50 group, it is important to incorporate strength training/weight resistant exercises as to increase the bone density, especially for women over 50.
Your body is so smart that it automatically adjust to its lifestyle. If you live a sedentary lifestyle, your bones will realize that they are not being used and will become smaller and more brittle over time. If you live an active lifestyle, your bones will adjust in the opposite direction by becoming stronger to support the activity in your body.
Therefore, it is important to training with weights in any boot camp class for any age, especially those over 50.