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9 Great Ways for Seniors to Stay Fit

Staying physically fit is vitally important to the overall health of senior citizens, and luckily there are plenty of options available for exercising when elderly. Pool based workouts are great options for senior citizens, who can choose from engaging activities that include water polo, water aerobics, and more. There are also activities like walking that can be performed both inside as well as outside, so workout routines can stay consistent even as the weather outside changes. Plenty of workouts also engage the mind in exercise as well as the body, including tai chi and yoga, among others. These different exercises all hold extremely positive benefits for senior citizens.

Key Takeaways:

  • Water based exercises, like water polo or water aerobics, are great options for senior citizens
  • Exercises like walking can be done outside as well as inside using machines and therefore allow individuals to maintain consistent routines even as weather changes
  • Yoga, tai chi, and similar exercises carry the benefit of exercising the mind as well as the body

“you don’t have to jump on the train of virtual boxing or hardcore parkour to stay fit. There are plenty of old-school ways to break a sweat in your golden years. “

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