Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

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Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Description

This guide, for adults 50 and older, describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity. It shows how to set exercise goals and stick to them. It also includes sample exercises for endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility and a list of resources.

The guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Get ready
  • Chapter 2: Get set
  • Chapter 3: Go!
  • Chapter 4: Sample exercises
  • Chapter 5: How am I doing?
  • Chapter 6: Healthy eating
  • Chapter 7: Keep going
  • 20 Frequently asked questions
  • Resources
  • Acknowledgments

Developer:

National Institutes of Health; National Institute on Aging

Funding Sources:

National Institutes of Health; National Institute on Aging

History

Release Date: 2011
Review Date: 2012
Original Summary: April 2012
Last Updated: 05/23/12

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