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Updated by Jessica on May 11, 2020
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How Seniors Can Stay Fighting Fit

Staying fit and active is an important factor in living a long and healthy life, whatever your age. And as we get older, keeping moving and making an effort to exercise leads to better overall health and wellbeing.

Here's our top reasons why seniors should stay fit and active. Read more at https://www.el-well.com/reasons-why-seniors-should-be-fit-and-active/.

How keeping fit throughout her life has helped her to feel great at 80

Age has not slowed down this glamorous grandmother one bit. Diana Moran burst onto screens in her green jumpsuit in the 1970s, and has been keeping the nation (and herself) fit and healthy since. Read her story here.

Reasons Why Seniors Should Be Fit And Active - ElWell

Just because you're over 65 doesn't mean you can't work on your health and fitness. Health is wealth after all! Learn how to build up your strength, feel healthier and enjoy life more. With lockdown set to continue, it's more important than ever that seniors don't stay sitting down and work on their fitness levels.

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Anything is better than nothing when it comes to exercise

Anything is better than nothing when it comes to exercise

The World Health Organisation says that anything is better than nothing when it comes to exercise. Even a few minutes a day can make all the difference to your health and wellbeing - and that's amazing! Read our guide on how to work out and stay strong in the kitchen, living room and even the bedroom! https://www.el-well.com/guide-to-staying-fit-at-home-during-self-isolation/

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The 10 minute work out that can make all the difference!

The 10 minute work out that can make all the difference!

Joe Wicks may be more synonymous with keeping the younger generation fit, but that's set to change. He's just released some shorter, ten minute work outs for seniors. No equipment, no worry!

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Strength and balance is the name of the game

Strength and balance is the name of the game

We might be in lockdown, but that doesn't mean we can't work on our fitness. As we age, we lose muscle mass (which explains why we fall). We can reverse this though! This is a great article on at-home exercises for seniors.

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Staying fit can help to prevent falls

Staying fit can help to prevent falls

As we get older, we're more likely to fall over - and the majority of these falls occur at home. Staying fit and healthy can help to prevent this. Read our guide on how you can prevent falls. https://www.el-well.com/falling-over-at-home-helping-parents-stay-safe/