How To Stay Physically Fit When You’re Older

Keeping physically fit and healthy is important at all ages, but it becomes increasingly vital as we get older. In later life, having good strength, balance and reflexes can make everyday life much easier to navigate. Getting your heart rate up for as little as 20 minutes a day can make all the difference.


Senior older people doing a light exercise class to stay fit and healthy


At Garden Grove, you can keep fit by taking brisk walks through our lovely leafy gardens, but there are loads of other options too.


Take a look at this article which will give you some ideas on how to include varying levels of physical activity in your day-to-day life.

And watch these videos for ideas and demonstrations:

Click here for video 1.

Click here for video 2

Click here for video 3


There are loads of videos out there to help you with a step-by-step process, so just a simple search can help you find some fresh new activities to keep your routines interesting. Getting a friend to join you is a great idea for a bit of friendly competition and perhaps a few laughs too.


Now you have the inspiration, go get moving!