Regular exercise and physical activity can help you stay #Fit4Function as you age! Most people tend to focus on one activity or type of exercise and think they’re doing enough. The goal, however, is to be creative and choose all four types of exercise — ENDURANCE, STRENGTH, BALANCE, and FLEXIBILITY.
Hear experts from the National Institute on Aging at NIH describe how four types of exercise can help older adults maintain function, stay independent, and keep doing the everyday activities they enjoy as they get older. As you start your journey from #0to60, try to find a mix of these exercises to do every day! Tell your story on social media using #0to60 and #Fit4Function and let us know how your next step in your physical activity trek goes!
Click below for sample exercises and free resources for older adults from Go4Life, the exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging.