Jan 05

Stay Healthy with Seated Aerobics

By MD for Seniors

Aerobic exercise helps keep bodies and minds young. A study published in Discovery Medicine found that regular heart rate-boosting movement is a key to successful aging, improving blood pressure, bone density, mood and quality of life, while other studies have found that it also aids cognitive function. Unfortunately, heart disease, weak bones and other health conditions prevent many seniors from participating in beneficial aerobic workouts.

Seated aerobics, however, works with pre-existing conditions to help people take part in heart-rate boosting activity. The exercises are done while sitting in a sturdy chair, which decreases the risk of falls and eases pressure on …read more

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