Physical activity has many benefits and is important for your physical, mental, and social health and wellbeing. As we get older, our body naturally loses muscle mass and the ability to balance, however, there are things that we can do to stop and even reverse these changes.
From the age of 40, balance and strength can decline. It is important that balance and strength exercises are completed by everyone to support healthy ageing.
The good news is, you can improve your balance by practicing balance exercises and challenging your balance.
This video focuses on simple ways to build your balance from the comfort of your own home. This allows you to progress through balance exercises with basic and advanced options.
82% of people aged 65 and over complete no strength-based activities at all. Strong legs are important at every age and will keep you doing the activities you enjoy. Exercises that improve strength include tennis, jogging, dancing, aerobics, and activities that involve a form of resistance.
Listen to Julie below to find out how you can strengthen your legs.
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