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Keeping Older Adults Fit and Healthy with the “Sweating to the Oldies” Fitness Program

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23 March 2018 Bookmark and Share

Salem Fitness Sweating to the Oldies in Salem, MAThe loss of strength and stamina attributed to aging is in part caused by a sedentary lifestyle or physical inactivity. Generally, inactivity increases as we age which is why it is essential for older adults to incorporate exercises and physical activity into their lives. “Sweating to the Oldies” is the perfect exercise program designed especially for older adults so they can stay fit and healthy.

Sweating to the Oldies in Salem, MA provides opportunities for older adults to be physically active by performing moderate exercise routines which are strategically developed for aging joints. The exercise routines incorporated in this fitness program help improve strength, endurance, resistance, and flexibility. Older adults can benefit from moderate cardio-respiratory endurance activities. They reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. They start with longer sessions of moderate physical activity and gradually build up to shorter sessions of more vigorous activity. In addition to cardio-respiratory endurance, bone and muscle-strengthening activities are included. Strong muscles and bones help reduce the risk of falling and improve the ability to perform daily tasks.

Physical fitness programs for older adults don’t need to be strenuous in order to generate health benefits. With regular exercise and physical activity, you’ll have the ability to live independently, and live longer and happier. To find out more about the benefits of Sweating to the Oldies, contact Salem Fitness Center.

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