Group Forum: Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips

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Posted: 04 Sep 2019, 19:51
Thinking about exercise "at my age" and "for the shape I'm in" ...

It's one thing to be young(er)(ish!) and relatively healthy but overweight and/or "out of shape." Fitness ideas for older people who may have both weight and health challenges:

Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips
"No matter your age, it’s never too late to get fit.
These easy tips will help you get started safely and make it fun."

Click the blue link or cut-and-paste this url into your browser address field:

-- What are the benefits of exercise for older adults (physical and mental)?
-- Overcoming obstacles to getting active as you age - Six myths about activity and aging
-- What if you hate to exercise?
-- Building a balanced exercise plan (balance, cardio, strength and power training, flexibility)
-- Getting started safely
-- Tips for staying motivated
-- Recommended app: "Yoga for Complete Beginners"
(links for Apple and Android)

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