Aging & Exercise
The role of exercise becomes more important as you age. Here are some healthy facts, tips, and exercises for you to get started and keep exercising, no matter what your age.
Easy Exercises to Improve Your Balance
More falls happen to people who are 40+. Statistics show that as we age we are likely to take a fall. After age 25 your balance begins to decline, after 65, one in three people will fall doing normal activities. Doing balance exercises can decrease your risk of falling by 45 percent.
Exercise in Bed to Relieve Joint Pain
Sometimes it is an effort getting out of bed due to joint stiffness and pain. Here is a set of exercises you can do in bed that will ease pain and get your body moving.
Exercise Keeps Joints Healthy
Your joints connect your bones together; they are the root of your ability to move. Exercise can keep your joints healthy with active but moderate movement. The joints attach the bones throughout your body to keep it functioning properly so your movement is smooth and uncompromised.
Exercises to Relieve Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints in our society today. Gentle exercise such as stretching and strengthening your abs, back, and legs build muscle and provide stability for your spine. Try these exercises to relieve back pain.
Exercising After Age 50
The role of exercise becomes more important as you age. Here are some healthy facts & tips to get you started and keep you exercising, no matter what your age.
Silver Sneakers Fitness Program for Older Adults
SliverSneakers is the leading fitness program specific for older adults. Members have fun and move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills. Chairs are used for seated and/or standing support.
Tai Chi a Gentle Exercise for Everyone Exercise Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Exercise Site Map
If you are looking for an exercise that is physically gentle and will help you become mentally centered then you might want to consider Tai Chi; a gentle exercise for everyone. It is especially beneficial to the overweight and arthritic.
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