Home Exercise

Research has shown it’s important to exercise.

The four types of exercise that are important to get are: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each one has different benefits.

Visit the Home Workout Playlist

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)
  • Dancing
  • Biking
  • 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.

  • Yoga
  • Flexibility exercises with a chair or the wall

Other exercise resources:

  • Senior Centers
  • YMCA

Visit the Home Workout Playlist today