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Exercise is important for senior health

Just because you may be older in years, doesn't mean exercising is less important.  

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Dancing into old age provides health benefits

Dancing isn't just a way to cut loose and "feel" the music.  New studies show that dancing can actually provide a wealth of health benefits, especially for those older in age. Below are a list of benefits you would get when dancing in your older years.

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Childhood Exercise May Provide Defense Against Old Age Memory Loss

Parents often remind their children to "go outside, get some fresh air and play".  This advice is always good to keep kids from sitting in front of a TV or playing video games when they could be doing more exciting things.  New research says that making children exercise not only helps kids stay active, but protects them from potential memory loss as they grow older.

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Cyclists are potentially at risk for hearing loss

Cycling is a great way to get exercise and enjoy the outdoors. But could you unknowingly be putting your hearing at risk? Here’s what you should know.

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Strength Training for Seniors

Think you’re too old to hit the weight room? Think again. Studies show that people actually need weight training in their lives even MORE as they get older.

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The Ancient Cure for Your Arthritis Pain

A 5,000-year-old practice may be just the cure for your arthritis pain. A growing number of seniors are finding that some simple, gentle, senior-friendly yoga exercises can greatly reduce the pain and discomfort from osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis. 

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The 4 Best Exercises for Seniors

Seniors need exercise. It strengthens the heart and lungs, lowers blood pressure, decreases stress and reduces the risk for illness. It even improves one’s memory. But older people need exercise that puts less stress on joints and bones.

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Why Walking — Even Slow Walking — is Great for Your Health

There’s good news for those of us who like to take the slow route. When it comes to exercise, we tortoises get the same health benefits as the hares. University of California, Berkeley researchers studied nearly 50,000 people over six years, and found that slow walkers and fast runners had similar reductions in risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. 

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Three Important Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

When your back aches, sometimes the last thing in the world you want to do is exercise. But, taking it easy is often the worst thing you can do. Done in a controlled manner, active back exercises distribute nutrients into the disc space and soft tissues of the back, keeping discs, muscles, ligaments and joints healthy. And for seniors, it’s especially important because vertebrae and cartilage wear down with age.

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