Live Life Well through Fitness

The times, they are a-changin’!  With 10,000 people turning 65 each day and life expectancies climbing, it is more important than ever to Live Life Well!  The fall 2013 issue of the Journal of Active Aging ( quotes Walter M. Bolz II, M.D.  “Longevity is neither an accident nor an isolated phenomenon.  It is a product of specific healthy behaviors, a direct consequence of health maintenance.”

While there are surely many important aspects of longevity to explore, fitness is a very important part of health maintenance.  In the video offered in this post, you’ll learn key components of excellent exercise for seniors.

These include:

  • a trainer who specializes in appropriate exercise for seniors
  • socialization and fun – working out with friends increases attendance and enjoyment
  • accomplishment – accepting new challenges builds both muscles and resilience
  • perseverance – sticking with it over time is important

This video highlights a Westminster Canterbury Richmond class with plenty you can use in your circumstance.  Fitness is a key part of a positive, productive long life. Here’s to you!

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