SEARCH: Tips for Seniors: Keeping Active

In the Summer Issue of SEARCH Magazine,
Tips for Seniors: Keeping Active
by Ron Vitale


“Getting older does not mean you hang up your hat, sit on the sofa, and watch the world go by, bemoaning the fact your best days are behind you. Inactivity produces boredom and weakens your body. Swinging to the other end of the spectrum and exercising too much can cause problems as well. Before trying any of the physical activities listed in this article, or starting any exercise program, talk with your doctor

Put One Foot in Front of the Other

Many think walking is boring, but it is a great way to stay fit and also see the world around you. With summer temperatures rising near 100 degrees, take an early morning walk, pay attention to the rising sun, the sounds around you, and the birds. Bring a light pair of binoculars on your trek (along with water) and see the world or try a different approach, walk after the sun goes down. If the temperature is too hot and unsafe to be out for long, walking on a treadmill inside may not be as much fun, but in a pinch, it’s a solid way to work in some activity…” to read the full article, check out the free eCopy here.


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