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Exercise Senior Citizens Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Exercise Senior Citizens.

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The Most Fun You'll Ever Have Burning Fat

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun...  Read more

Fantastic Frozen Dinners

Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw...  Read more

Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Transition into a Healthy Retirement

Once upon a time there was a distinguished politician who went into retirement after a long career of hectic schedules, important tasks, and continual limelight. After hanging around the house for the first week of his new-found freedom, he was gentl...  Read more

Seated chair exercises is my new routine now that
Updated 9/4/2015 8:39:16 AM

Seated chair exercises is my new routine now that the pool is closed and my foot surgery is Tuesday. I know not to let my exercise lapse due to changes in circumstances...  Read more

Seated chair exercises is my new routine now that
Updated 9/4/2015 8:42:00 AM

Seated chair exercises is my new routine now that the pool is closed and my foot surgery is Tuesday. I know not to let my exercise lapse due to changes in circumstances...  Read more

its only Thursday and Ive already exercised 2 1/2
Updated 9/4/2015 11:19:10 AM

its only Thursday and Ive already exercised 2 1/2 times as much as my goal for the week and burned 2 1/2 times my calorie burn goal. Yay me....  Read more

Exercise with stress fracture of foot
Updated 9/4/2015 3:37:02 PM

I have just been sidelined with a stress fracture of my foot. Wondering if there are any ideas of ways to keep exercising with injured foot....  Read more

where can i watch the exercise videos from SP whic
Updated 9/3/2015 7:43:36 PM

where can i watch the exercise videos from SP which are shown when i want to log my exercises?...  Read more

Remember Your Health Role Models

Remember the positive role models that your grew up with. Even if most of the people in your life growing up were not taking care of themselves, if there was even one person who modeled a positive, healthy way to live, then you had a role model. Che...  Read more

The process of becoming ?

I feel that this is almost the beginning of my becoming, and also turning into a Senior Citizen ( but your'e really only as old as you feel)Since I joined and really contributed to sharing deep and long hidden parts of me through 'SparkPeople' I feel...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s.  As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good...  Read more

Senior Playgrounds Offer New Exercise Options

Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa...  Read more