You can also create your own routine using some of these activities:
Endurance exercises to increase your breathing and heart rate:
- Brisk walking or jogging
- Yard work (mowing, raking)
- Climbing stairs or hills
Strength exercises help build and maintain muscles. Try:
- Lifting weights — you can use common objects from your home, such as bottled water or soup cans.
- Using a resistance band
Balance exercises can help prevent falls and fall-related injuries. Try:
- Tai chi
- Balancing on one foot. Use a sturdy chair or counter for support as you get started.
Flexibility exercises improve your ability to move freely.
- Flexibility exercises with a chair or the wall
Other exercise resources:
- Senior Centers