Adopting a regular exercise routine can provide seniors with mental and physical benefits that boost their overall health. Seniors can start off with easy exercises, and once they build their strength and endurance, they can incorporate more challenging activities. The objective is to keep the body in good shape and enhance cognitive health.
Aging causes bone health to decrease, leading to balance and flexibility issues, which can make it difficult to walk. However, engaging in regular exercise can strengthen muscles, which reduces the risk of falls. Dancing and jogging are good exercises to do in the senior years. Exercising on a regular basis can also reduce the risk of a hip fracture, joint pain, or age-related conditions such as osteoporosis.
Seniors who keep their bodies moving can increase circulation. Exercising regularly keeps the heart strong and pumping, which can reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Any exercises that raise the heart rate also boost blood flow to the heart and increase overall health. All of the classes found in this program will help in all of these areas.