June 15, 2016
(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise can help seniors stay
active, independent and feeling better.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute offers this
- If you haven't exercised regularly before, start slowly and
gradually increase activity. Don't do anything too vigorous, at
- Perform a variety of exercises. Walking is suggested, since
there's a smaller risk of getting hurt.
- Aim for 150 minutes of exercise per week. If you can't exercise
that much, do what you can.
- If you have any serious, chronic condition, talk to your doctor
about what's safe for you.