Exercise and physical activity are good for just about everyone, including older adults. No matter your health and physical abilities, you can gain a lot by staying active. In fact, in most cases you have more to lose by not being active.
Here are just a few of the benefits. Exercise and physical activity can help:
- Improve your ability to do the everyday things you want to do
- Manage and improve diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis
- Maintain and improve your physical strength and fitness
- Improve your balance
- Reduce feelings of depression and may improve mood and overall well-being.
Read more at: https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/how-exercise- can-help-you/