As we age, taking up a walking program can have numerous benefits for your overall health and well-being. Walking and staying active can help you strengthen your bones and muscles, lose weight, improve balance and coordination and lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Use these tips for seniors to make your workouts as effective as possible
- Rx Poor health: sit less move more:
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- Rx for health: Being active for a better life:
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- Rx for health: Being active as we get older:
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- Rx for health: Staying active even when feeling frail:
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We recommend to increase your activity slowly and always consult your doctor or other healthcare professional if you have any concerns.