Jun 25, 2016

Physical Fitness and Senior Citizens




Elderly People Staying Fit


Senior Citizens can stay healthy and in shape by exercising, strength training and staying fit.



Recommended Exercises 55


Recommended levels of physical activity for seniors according to the CDC. Staying in shape is the key to aging well.



Prepare to improve strength


Preparing for and beginning a strength program especially for seniors. Strength training offers many benefits for older people.



Setting Goals


Before beginning any life change, seniors should set goals in order to stay motivated.



What equipment do I need?


Your strength training program does not require much special equipment, but seniors should be careful when purchasing equipment.



Your Current Fitness


Before beginning an exercise program, analyse your current fitness with this easy questionnaire.



Work Out Safely


Seniors should be careful when being active. Follow these tips to avoid injury when exercising.



Frequency, Intensity, Advancement


Scheduling and intensity can determine the speed at which you progess in your work out regimen.



A Work Out for Seniors


A complete work-out program for senior citizens, including a warm-up, cool-down and increasing levels of intensity.