The benefits of exercise should be promoted and especially so for older adults at all ages and ability levels. In fact the benefits of regular moderate exercises for elderly people outweigh the risks, even for those with chronic
It has been proven that regular exercise can improve Alzheimers and dementia, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and neuro-cognitive function. Regular exercise will also improve mood and feelings of well being, increase cardiovascular functionality, mobility, flexibility, muscle strength,
gastrointestinal function and can lower the chance of injury.
So what does that mean?
* It means feeling happy and lowering feelings of anxiety and depression
* It means regaining some coordination and balance
* It means maintaining healthy bones and joints
* It means increasing bone density and joint range of motion
* It means reducing the risk of falling and fracturing bones
* It means having heart muscles in great shape, reducing common cardiac problems
* It means increases respiratory intake to helps fight common illnesses, such as a cold or the flu
* It means a stronger immune system to fight off infection and sickness
* It means stronger gastrointestinal functionality, which increases metabolism and the elimination of waste and encourages digestive health
* It means living independently for longer
Ensure that you choose a qualified older adult Personal Trainer who has a good understanding of the required exercise program, they will ensure that the training session will provide stretching, flexibility with balance and
hand/ eye coordination exercises.