Daily Archives: October 21, 2020

Fitness Tips For Older Adults Throughout COVID

Coronavirus has resulted in us following the government-mandated stay-at-home guidelines. For senior citizens, this means living a much more sedentary lifestyle than they were living before the pandemic. This isn’t good though. In fact, it can be downright dangerous. The results of a sedentary lifestyle for seniors When senior citizens don’t get enough exercise, it can result in a higher risk of developing a stroke or a heart attack. Proper exercise can also be a help against Type 2 diabetes and loss of bone density. Additionally, movement is necessary for arthritis patients in particular. This is because it can help them retain their joints’ range of motion while also limiting the amount of pain that they’re in. Even if they don’t have arthritis already, a sedentary lifestyle can still result in decreased flexibility and mobility. This can lead to other Read More +