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Exercise for Seniors

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Web Resources:

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10 Tips for Reaching Physical Activity Goals

Everydaychoices.org offers practical advice for combating inactivity and securing one’s wellbeing through increased physical activity.

Senior Fitness Exercises Video Series

eHow teaches senior health and fitness exercises for stability, mobility, flexibility, and strength for legs, arms and abs in this free online video series.

Exercise and Fitness for Senior Citizens

An assortment of articles available on SeniorJournal.com offers tips and useful advice to help encourage seniors to improve overall physical fitness, and do it safely.

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide

The National Institute on Aging offers this downloadable book aimed at getting seniors up and moving more so they can enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle.

Exercise for Older Adults

The NIH SeniorHealth Web site provides an informative guide to assist seniors with starting any sort of physical activity program, complete with safety tips, FAQs, exercise stories, videos and more.

Fitness Facts, Tips & Handouts

The American Senior Fitness Association provides selected short articles containing important fitness and health information for seniors who are beginning or expanding an exercise program.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

This site contains information on the benefits of exercise.

American Heart Association

This site contains information about the importance of physical activity for older adults and those with disabilities.

familydoctor.org

Information on getting started with an exercise program, tips on how to safely exercise, and types of exercises appropriate for the elderly population.

 

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