As we age, we may need to find new ways of staying physically fit. You may no longer ride your bike or take part in rigorous fitness regimes, but there are plenty of safe and simple ways to exercise and stay active.
It is important to remember that everyone has a different level of fitness, but there are plenty of exercises and physical activities to suit any level and any age.
Benefits of keeping physically active
Exercise is not only a great way to watch our weight, strengthen our muscles, and maintain a strong heart, but also helps us keep mentally fit too.
Staying physically active also helps improve blood pressure, supports better bone and joint health, and long-term preservation of brain function.
It also helps improve your balance, which is a great way to help prevent falls.
Take a look at some of our ideas to help stay physically fit and have fun with activities and ideas that we can all do in the comfort of our own homes.