Most of us have read about the benefits of exercise and know it keeps us fit and helps us lose weight. That is not to say everyone does what they know is good for them. Seniors especially may give up on doing exercise simply because they cannot keep up and kind of exercise they did when they were young. Besides, if you have arthritis or some other debilitating condition it is often very difficult physically to exercise.
However, seniors can certainly benefit from doing a certain amount of exercise.
- It helps to keep the heart healthy
- It lowers blood pressure
- Gets the stiffness out of your limbs