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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

limited mobility exercises
Updated 2/7/2016 10:52:14 PM

I have Multiple Sclerosis and I have limit mobility, what are some good exercises to lose weight on...  Read more

Lost 3 pounds. Feeling great. Started exercising
Updated 2/8/2016 12:17:58 AM

Lost 3 pounds. Feeling great. Started exercising....  Read more

Is there any exercises for the morbid obese such a
Updated 2/7/2016 10:58:31 PM

Is there any exercises for the morbid obese such as myself. I'm 403 pounds and what I can do is limited. Any suggestions??...  Read more

Exercise brings on fever? Everytime I try to exerc
Updated 2/7/2016 2:48:22 PM

Exercise brings on fever? Everytime I try to exercise i.e either walk or jog I get a fever. Even very light walk. Is this normal? Anyone out there experiencing this and how do you cope? I would really like to be active but tis dampens my zeal. Thanks...  Read more

On training for work out of town exercised 1 hrs
Updated 2/7/2016 3:45:43 AM

On training for work out of town exercised 1 hrs a day and not going over my calorie limit...whaaaahooo....  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

Senior Citizen Discount linked to Grocery Store Card

Some grocery stores give senior citizen discounts to patrons which are linked to the store's shoppers card. At Kroger, for instance, one can save 10% on store brand items. Just ask at the service desk for them to load the discount onto your card.Ever...  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