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3 Simple Exercises For People Over 50 Years

Exercise is good for us physically and emotionally. It offers a myriad of benefits to our health. It helps maintain a healthy weight, reduces the risk of depression and helps maintain congnitive function like thinking, learning etc as we age. Exercise can help lower your risk of osteoporosis, joint pain and sleep problems.

The effects of these exercises are so potent that it influences every physiological system in the body for the better. As we age, balance and stability are critical to help avoid falls.

You can do these exercises any time without needing access to specialized or expensive equipment and facilities.Practice these 3 simple exercises regularly to stay fit.

1) Stretching Exercises

Helps maintain flexibility. It reduces muscle soreness and build core body strength and increase stability.

2) Aerobic Exercises

Like jogging, biking, swimming, yoga,walking and dancing are good ones to try. This exercise works on the large muscles in your body, benefitting the cardiovascular system and your weight.

3) Strength Training

Like lifting hand weights improves your posture and strength. It also maintains bone strength and reduces the risk of lower back pain. Start with a hand weight that you can comfortably carry.

Some difficulties some people face during aging are because of inactive lifestyle. So it is never too late to start these exercises, if you are too busy for a regular exercise make out time to practice these exercises at your own convenient time for a minimum of ten minutes.

Every bit of movement during these exercises counts, it makes you become physically active and help lower the risk of some chronic health conditions like obesity, arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain etc.

These exercises provides a benefit that keeps your body younger, stronger and more functional as each year passes by. It will also build your body mass which means that you are a strong and solid person who can lift their own groceries and pick yourself up when you fall.

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