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Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior
Here are answers to help you get moving

(HealthDay News) -- If you're a senior who is considering starting an exercise routine, you may have a number of questions.

The American Council on Exercise offers these answers to common questions:

  • If you're wondering if it's too late for you to start exercising, it's not. You'll enjoy more health benefits if you're active.
  • If you have any medical conditions, talk to your doctor about exercises that are safe for you.
  • If you're looking for joint-friendly exercises, consider swimming or water aerobics, biking, elliptical machines or rowing. Talk to your doctor about walking and jogging for healthier bones.
  • Start out slowly, for just five minutes a day. Gradually, work up to 30 minutes per day on most days of the week.
  • Even if you're at a healthy body weight, you do need to exercise.
  • If you're concerned about money, just start walking -- it's free and great for your health.



-- Diana Kohnle

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