Older adults physical activity

Physical activities for older adults

Key Guidelines for Older Adults

The key guidelines for adults also apply to older adults. In addition, the following key guidelines are just for older adults:

• As part of their weekly physical activity, older adults should do multi component physical activity that includes balance training as well as aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities.

• Older adults should determine their level of effort for physical activity relative to their level of fitness.

Older adults with chronic conditions should understand whether and how their conditions affect their ability to do regular physical activity safely.

• When older adults cannot do 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity a week because of chronic conditions, they should be as physically active as their abilities and conditions allow.

For further reading: https://health.gov/paguidelines & https://healthylife.werindia.com/life-stages

Read main article: https://healthylife.werindia.com/your-road-to-healthy-life/physical-activity-guidelines-for-year-2020

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 6, 2020

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