Oct 27

Exercise tips: How to get started and remain physically active

By MD for Seniors

Your doctor can give you advice on how to get started.

Regular physical activity is key to healthy aging.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercise strengthens your bones, muscles and joints, which can ultimately help you maintain an independent lifestyle for longer. It also lowers your risk for coronary heart disease and colon cancer and diabetes, helps combat arthritis pain and reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Physical activity may offer dozens of health benefits, but it’s not always easy if you haven’t in a long time. But don’t worry – getting into the groove isn’t as difficult as you may think.

Here are a few tips …read more

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