Barba Bergin MD says it’s very important to know what exercises your body can handle. Especially for older adults. She also speaks about how we need to focus on our life’s outside the gym. She spoke with many experts on what exercises would be best for older adults. Those are as follows; swimming, which is good for your cardio, yoga, good for stretching and building muscle, Pilates, which helps focus on strength and stability, body weight training, is good for those who constantly lose body mass, resistant-band training, good for challenging your muscles, walking and bicycling are both good for your cardio as well, and they also mentioned strength and aerobic classes and personal training.
- exercise based on the need and physical ability and balance.
- Swimming puts minimal stress on joints and keeps brain sharp.
- It helps to build muscle strength with yoga and pilates.
“For some older adults or people with a chronic condition, 10,000 may not be the right exact number. But the fact remains: Walking is a great, free workout that can have a big impact on your health.”