Stay #Fit4Function with Go4Life

Go4Life #Fit4Function InfographicGo4Life is an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health dedicated to helping older adults become and stay active. No matter your age, being active can help you manage chronic conditions, and keep you doing the activities of daily life most important to you, like driving and keeping up with your family.

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.

Visit the Try These Exercises section of the Go4Life website for information about the endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility exercises suggested by Go4Life. The exercises all have photos and detailed instructions on how to perform each movement safely. Many of these exercises also have accompanying videos to help teach you how to do the movement correctly.

For more information about appropriate types of activities, the health benefits of physical activity, and how to exercise safely visit:

Source: National Institute On Aging


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