Activity In Later Years
Fitness is a lifelong journey. You are never too old to get started or continue your fitness. GYMGUYZ Williamsburg has put together some of our best tips to help keep you active.
Tips To Stay Active
Being active can become increasingly difficult as we age due to the body not recovering as fast and efficiently as it used to. However, there are many ways we can still be active and protect our bodies.
- Low impact exercises: Yoga, Pilates, Aqua aerobics
- Live a more active lifestyle: Walking, Gardening, Golfing
- Light Strength training
- Hire a trainer
Benefits of Being Active
Being active has many benefits that will improve the quality of life for the elderly population. Staying active helps elderly people maintain independence, reduces the risk of age-related illness and injuries and also helps improve bone health.
How to Get Started
Safety is most important when beginning any form of activity. Before starting any activity consult with a doctor. Also, seek professional help whether it is a physical therapist or personal trainer a professional will be the best option to ensure safety. Finally, Listen to your body. Pay attention to how your body feels and if something feels too much respect your body’s limits.
ALWAYS HAVE FUN!