Senior

Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips

No matter your age, it’s never too late to get fit. These easy tips will help you get started safely and make it fun.

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What are the benefits of exercise for older adults?

There are many reasons why we tend to slow down and become more sedentary with age. It may be due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or worries about falling. Or perhaps you think that exercising simply isn’t for you. But as you grow older, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever to your health.

A recent Swedish study found that physical activity was the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life—even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years. But getting active is not just about adding years to your life, it’s about adding life to your years.

Getting moving can help boost your energy, maintain your independence, protect

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Senior Fitness Certification | Personal Trainer for Seniors




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Help senior clients discover the key to a healthy and happy life

Millions of Baby Boomers are entering their golden years. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 78 million people aged 65 and older are projected to be living in the United States by 2035. This growing population of active agers is seeking to gain strength and vitality while warding off inactivity-related disease—and you can help them achieve their goals. The ACE Senior Fitness Specialist Program will teach you how to safely and effectively help active agers feel young and vibrant through fitness. The program takes a holistic approach to health and fitness, combining rapport-building, behavior change, motivation and adherence, with nutrition

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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services