Senior Fitness

Healthy eating and regular physical activity are keys to good health at any age. They may lower your risk for obesity, type-2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases.   They may even help ward off depression and keep your mind sharp as you age.    The information below offers tips and tools to help people aged 65 and over eat healthfully and be physically active. 

Exercise And Physical Activity – Regular exercise and physical activity are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults.  Being physically active can help you continue to do the things you enjoy and stay independent as you age.

Fit And Fabulous As You Mature – Tips to help you get moving and eating right.

Exercise And Physical Activity: Getting Fit For Life – You don’t need to buy special clothes or belong to a gym to become more active.  Physical activity can and should be part of your everyday life.  This information helps you find things you like to do and turn them into exercise.

Fact Sheet For Adults – Find out what kind and how much physical activity you need as a mature adult.
 

Young At Heart– Information and tips on eating healthy and exercising.

Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis

Questions And Answers on Osteoporosis - Fast facts and Q & A regarding osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis: A Bone Thief – Facts about osteoporosis and how to minimize it as well as information on exercising with osteoporosis.

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