SALEM, Va. -

WDBJ7 Mornin' will focus on health and beauty for a week beginning February 24, 20104.

Whether it's getting fit for spring, the latest hair trends, trending workouts, or senior fitness, experts say it's all important for your overall well-being.

Trainers at the Salem YMCA say when it comes to fitness for seniors, exercise is vital to living a healthy life and it's also great for mental health.

Tom Campion is 93 years old, served in World War II, and he works out four days a week. "I've been working out since I was a teenager and exercise has kept me alive," explained Tom. Campion says it's also good for him to get out of the house and meet new friends.

According to "talk-early-talk-often.com", on average, aqua exercise participants increased their strength by 27% in the quadriceps, 40% in the hamstrings, and about 10% in the upper body region.