In this video, Go4Life fitness instructor Sandy Magrath leads older adults through a workout featuring a warm up, strength, flexibility and balance exercises, and a cool down.
Equipment needed: A stable chair, a towel, and light hand weights or evenly weighted objects.
Follow Go4Life fitness instructor Sandy Magrath as she leads an exercise routine designed specifically for adults over age 50. These exercises can be done at home, at work, at the gym—almost anywhere!
The Go4Life Campaign from the National Institute on Aging focuses on encouraging older adults to make exercise and physical activity a part of their daily life. Use the Go4Life Everyday Exercises to practice the four types of exercise that are important for older adults: strength, balance, flexibility, and endurance.
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