Tag: exercises


Chair Exercises

There are numerous ways to be physically active while sitting in a chair. This simple piece of furniture can help you to build strength and stamina. Listed below are a variety of exercises you can perform while sitting in a chair. Always check with your doctor before beginning a new […]


Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that older adults should move more and sit less. However, any physical activity is better than none, as even five minutes of physical activity has immediate health benefits. Older Adult Recommendations Choose variety. Engage in a variety of exercises that include aerobic, muscle-strengthening […]


Maintaining Bone Health: Postmenopausal Women

Maintaining bone health is very important, since bone density gradually decreases with age. This is especially important for post-menopausal women who are at a higher risk for developing osteoporosis. Being physically active helps to promote bone health and reduce the risk of falling, by increasing balance and muscle strength. To […]