Do you make New Year’s resolutions? As one year ends and a new one begins it’s a chance for a fresh start. Many people set goals such as starting new diets and exercise routines, however, they’re often restrictive and unsustainable. This can lead to quitting your resolutions just a few weeks into the new year.
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The good news is there are ways to prevent that from happening. And that starts with setting realistic goals that you can follow long term. If you’re ready to start the new year off healthy and happy then check out these healthy New Year’s resolutions seniors can actually keep!
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Sit Less, Move More
Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Unfortunately, by age 75, one in three men and one in two women engage in no physical activity. The goods news is it’s never too late to start. So this year, why not make it a goal to sit less and move more!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that older adults need about 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity per week. This can be broken up into 30-minute workouts five days a week. If you’re ready to get moving check out these easy exercises for seniors!